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Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium According to Hoyle
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Students achieve an understanding of the Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium by using decks of playing cards without recourse to algebra.
One class period
- New heritable traits can result from recombinations of existing genes or from genetic mutations in reproductive cells.
- Natural selection acts on phenotype as an expression of genotype.
- Populations, not individuals, evolve.
- Evolution results from genetic drift acting upon genetic variation within a population.
- Speciation is the splitting of one ancestral lineage into two or more descendent lineages.
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