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Evolution accolade

Topic: Adaption & interdependence

Research into how evolution works has been named top science achievement of 2005 by the prestigious US journal Science. This activity introduces pupils to ideas about evolution in the context of habitats and environment. Pupils then design new features they would like humans to evolve to help us to survive more easily in modern habitats.

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· Evolution happens by chance. Animals and plants often evolve in response to changes to habitats.

Pupils will demonstrate this by designing appropriate and innovative features they would like to see humans evolve in order to help us survive more easily in modern habitats.

   
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