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Battle of the Beaks
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Students learn about adaptive advantage, based on beak function, by simulating birds competing for various foods.
UC Museum of Paleontology
Two class periods.
Correspondence to the Next Generation Science Standards is indicated in parentheses after each relevant concept. See our conceptual framework for details.
- There is a fit between organisms and their environments, though not always a perfect fit. (LS4.C)
- Organisms with similar requirements may compete with one another for limited resources.
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