For the final part of our work this week, it’s time for college! Visit the UC Berkeley Understanding Evolution website and complete the following:
- In your Week 33 Google Doc, create a section titled “UC Berkeley Understanding Evolution”
- Read through the Co-evolution section (page 20) and answer the following question:
- How are Acacia plants and ants an example of co-evolution?
- Read through the Case Study of Co-evolution section (page 21 and page 22) and answer the following questions:
- Explain the co-evolutionary relationships between Red Squirrels, Crossbilled Birds, Lodgepole Pines.
- Read through the Biological warfare and the co-evolutionary arms race case study. Click the link to go to the first slide. There are 12 slides total. Read through the slides, then answer the following questions:
- What is co-evolution?
- How do living and non-living environments shape organisms through natural selection?
- How do evolutionary trade-offs restrict adaptation?
- How can we use the methods of science to answer questions about the natural world?
Return to the Week 33 – Co-Evolution post and continue our work for the week.