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Title: I'm Looking Over a White-Striped Clover: A Natural Selection Case
Url: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=...
Creator: Evarts, Susan
Krufka, Alison
Wilson, Chester
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Description: This case study examines the process of natural selection, using the example of white clover. Students will learn the concepts of variation, natural selection, fitness, selection pressure, evolution, and adaptation.
The lesson would be useful for high school or lower level undergraduate students studying biology or botany. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Field crops -- Forage crops. Feed crops -- Legumes -- Individual legumes, A-Z -- Clover
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Evolution of plants (General) -- Selection, natural and artificial
Science -- Botany -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Evolution -- Natural selection
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Botany
Key Concept: Biology -- Evolution
Biology -- Selection
Biology -- Variations
Agriculture -- Plants
Biology -- Natural selection
Ecology -- Fitness
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2006-11-28
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-01-05 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-30 12:52:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 12
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