Found 2 resources for the concept:
Founder effects occur when a population is founded from a small number of individuals.
- Morehouse College and Emory University
- Lab activity
In this lab, students design and conduct experiments to evaluate whether evolution by natural selection (or alternatively, genetic drift) may be induced in laboratory populations.
- UC Museum of Paleontology
- Slide set
Time: 2 minutes
This set of two PowerPoint slides featuring personal response questions (i.e., multiple choice questions that can be used with "clicker" technology) can be incorporated into lectures on the mechanisms of evolution in order to actively engage students in thinking about evolution.