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Sexual selection can lead to physical and behavioral differences between the sexes.
- UC Museum of Paleontology
- Classroom activity
Time: 1 hour
In this article (and the linked assignments and student readings), students examine and interpret data that Maydianne collected to help her figure out why redback spiders evolved a mating behavior in which the male spider is often killed by the female spider. Use the tabs at the bottom of the feature to find related videos, assignments, and lessons to build this example into a lesson sequence on sexual selection.