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Found 3 resources for the concept: Complex traits can arise through the cooption of another trait

Eye Evolution
This worksheet guides students through an interactive online module entitled Why the Eye? on the Understanding Evolution website. Students gain a better understanding of the different types of animal eyes and how natural selection can account for the evolution of a complex organ.

Audience: 13-16

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Online activity or lab

Evo-devo
Understanding the process of development can help us understand how some major evolutionary changes occurred and why others did not.

Audience: 13-16

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Tutorial

Why the eye?
Eyes are something of an icon of evolution. How did such an integrated, multi-part adaptation evolve? While many different animals have complex eyes, untangling their evolutionary history reveals both remarkable diversity and surprising similarity.

Audience: 13-16

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Article

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