Since evolution cannot occur before our eyes in a class period, today we’ll be ‘simulating’ evolution with a game and a simulator. For each, their are directions and questions you must answer. Click the image below to be taken to the weblink. (*iPad users: You must download and use the Puffin web browser to run these simulations)
Who Wants to Live a Million Years
Choose variations in a population to try to survive for a million years. Watch out for environmental changes and mutations!
Watch how small changes in populations can have big impacts. You can also change settings to see how these animals would fair when their food source behaves differently.