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Published: 16/04/2013
KS4 | Biology | Investigations and project work | Working scientifically
5 pages

Natural selection – beak shapes investigation

A really engaging hands-on simulation exploring natural selection using bird beaks made by the students. There is a follow up worksheet to extend the activity.          

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Barbara Adamson
Barbara Adamson
This looks like a genius idea; will try it with my low-ability class when doing Entry level and GCSE biology.
Posted on 26th January 2016
Sarah Kniveton
Sarah Kniveton
We're really sorry to hear that you had problems downloading the PDF file for the resource.
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Posted on 10th July 2013
Karen Lumb
Karen Lumb
Unable to download to my computer file, and do not use paper copies. Consequently, unable to use this which is a shame, as relevant to the topic being taught.
Posted on 9th July 2013

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