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Lab Activity 11

Population Genetics & Evolution
the Hardy-Weinberg Theorem

Each lab group is to complete lab Activity 11.1. Record your data and draw conclusions. Offer explanations why or why not your simulation supported the Hardy-Weinberg Theorem.

Each lab group will be asked to complete a specific scenario found in 11.2. YOU will choose the starting allelic frequencies. Start at allelic frequencies that show noticeable differences (ie: 60/40 - 70/30 -80/20).

Genetic Drift
11.2 A1 (p281) -Bottleneck Effect (station 2 & 7)
11.2 A2 (p284) -Founder Effect (station 1 & 8)

Gene Flow
11.2 B (p286) - Immigration/emmigration (station 3 & 6)

Natural Selection -
11.2 C1 (p287) - Industrial Melanism (station 4)
11.2 C2 (p289) - Sickle Cell Anemia (station 5)

Lab Topic 11 - Entire Document
Lab Topic 11.1
Lab Topic 11.2 Bottleneck Effect
Lab Topic 11.2 Founder Effect
Lab Topic 11.2 Immigration/Emmigration
Lab Topic 11.2 Industrial Melanism
Lab Topic 11.2 Sickle Cell
Lab Topic 11.2 Scenario Ques/Data - Questions For Rev - Applying Your Knowledge

It is your groups responsibility to complete the activity, record data, and draw conclusions. You will use PowerPoint slides to make a presentation to the class about your findings. Your presentation must include all of the following items:

1- definition of the scenario that you simulated
2- why this scenario may induce evolution within a population (what is preventing genetic equilibrium)
3- the protocol used to simulate the scenario
4- data collected (include both raw data and visual representation of data)
5- Conclusions (why or why not it supported the Hardy-Weinberg Theorem)
6- 2 or more real life examples of the scenario you simulated and the impact on the evolution of the species (if two teams are both doing the same scenario they must make sure not to duplicate the real life examples - Indsutrial Melanism and Sickle Cell are both examples of Natural Selection. Any real life examples of Natural Selection may qualify and may be used. It is your responsibility to make sure that the two teams present differnet examples)
7- bibliography of all resources used

Creativity in your presentation is encouraged and will be rewarded. You should use images and or multimedia to get your point across whenever possible. The web can provide many of the items needed to create a dynamic presentation. The multimedia workstation will be available to scan images from text books. The rubric below will be used to evaluate presentations.

Component
Inclusion of all seven presentation items
Excellent (5)
Good (3)
Poor (1)
Accurate interpretation of Hardy Weinberg principle
Excellent (5)
Good (3)
Poor (1)
Effective presentation of protocol & data
Excellent (3)
Good (2)
Poor (1)
Accurate and effective responses to questions
Excellent (3)
Good (2)
Poor (0)
Equal participation of all lab group members
Excellent (4)
Good (2)
Poor (0)
 
Creativity Bonus Points
Excellent (4)
Good (2)

You will hand in your Team Lab Write Up at the conclusion of your presentation. The write up must include answers to all questions found in activity 11.1 and the scenario you did in 11.2. In addition, you must answer Questions For Review #s 2-5 and Applying Your Knowledge Questions 1-4 found on pages 296 & 297.