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Variation in Human Skin Color

Variation in Human Skin Color

Introduction

Using the links below, you can find out more about the factors that determine skin color and how adaptation and natural selection contribute to its variation.


Exploration

Depending on which Resource you were assigned, read the text and check out the underlined terms. Once you have discussed the content with your group, complete the corresponding questions from the Resource Questionnaire student sheet. You will give a presentation on the content of the resource to the other members of your class.

Resource #1
Modern Human Variation: Overview

Resource #2
Skin Color Adaptation

Resource #3
A New Light on Skin Color


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