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imageSpoons, forks, chopsticks, straws: Simulating natural selection
In this classroom activity, students participate in demonstrating how natural selection works. They play the roles of predators with different feeding appendages—spoons, forks, chopsticks, or straws—and compete to gather beans as prey.

Audience: 13-16

Source: Kathryn Flinn

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageSpoons, forks, chopsticks, straws: Simulating natural selection
In this classroom activity, students participate in demonstrating how natural selection works. They play the roles of predators with different feeding appendages—spoons, forks, chopsticks, or straws—and compete to gather beans as prey.

Audience: 9-12

Source: Kathryn Flinn

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageSpoons, forks, chopsticks, straws: Simulating natural selection
In this classroom activity, students participate in demonstrating how natural selection works. They play the roles of predators with different feeding appendages—spoons, forks, chopsticks, or straws—and compete to gather beans as prey.

Audience: 6-8

Source: Kathryn Flinn

Resource type: Classroom activity


 

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