Basic Concepts in Genetics

Genetics and evolution: Inheritance, chromosomes, DNA and genes.

Introduce students to evolution with a lesson on adapting to various environments. This section explains how environmental change can result in species adaptation.

Learning objectives

  • To know that evolution involves a species becoming adapted to a new environment. 
  • To understand how changing environments can result in species adaptation. 
  • To appreciate that evolution can result in new species or sub-species.

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