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You are bird hunting moths (both dark and light) that live on trees. As you capture the moths most easily visible against the tree surface, the moth populations change, illustrating the effects of natural selection.
In this Lab, you will:
Predict the color of moth that will survive better on various colors of tree trunks.
Understand how camouflage can promote survival.
Explain the process of natural selection.
1. Download the Student Exploration Sheet as a guide to complete your lab. This sheet will have to be completed and turned in for a lab grade. If you don’t have MSWord, you can download this program – it is free and compatible.
2. Remember to take your time and read ALL the instructions in your lab. This will ensure accuracy in your lab.
3. Begin your lab by clicking Natural Selection Lab