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Survival of Species


Design a simple demonstration that illustrates the relationship between reproduction and survival of a species 0407.4.1

Links verified 10/25/2010

  1. r/K Selection Theory - discussion of the two main reproductive strategies; K-selection (few offspring are produced) and r-selection (many offspring are produced) - entry from Wikipedia
  2. Tricky Survival for Fish Species - this CNN news report from 4/29/08 states that most asexual species tend not to last as long as sexuals because they are more susceptible to accumulating harmful mutations over many generations

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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