Teaching resource

Darwin: natural selection

The pack and associated notes contain four activities that explore natural selection with pupils in Key Stage 2, aged 8 to 11.

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Darwin 2009: natural selection - activities (PDF)

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Darwin 2009: natural selection - associated notes (PDF)

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Details

There are four activities:

  • natural selection of antibiotic resistant bacteria
  • natural selection based on camouflage, illustrated by the peppered moth
  • how fossils form
  • handling fossils.

The props required can be easily obtained from a shop. About an hour is required for the four activities.

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