Students should appreciate Evolution as the result of genetic changes that occur in constantly changing environments.
Genetics and Evolution
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Explain how a large diversity of species increases the chance that at least some living things will survive in the face of large or even catastrophic changes in the environment.
Research and explain how natural selection provides a mechanism for evolution leads to organisms that are optimally suited for survival in particular environments.
Explain that biological diversity, episodic specification, and mass extinction are depicted in the fossil record, comparative anatomy, and other evidence.