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Variation

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Tallest man vs Shortest man by kire on flickr

  • What is variation?
  • Why is it beneficial for organisms in the same species to show variation?
  • What is the difference between continuous and discontinuous variation?

These are a few of the questions we’ll be answering in this next section of work.  You are going to collect data, and lots of it, to compare one continuous and one discontinuous type of variation.  Choose your variables carefully, design suitable results tables, collect as much data as you can – the more the better – and then collate it, and draw graphs of your results.  Choose an appropriate type of graph for each variable.  Here is the detailed outline for you to use Continuous and Discontinuous Variation

Use this rubric to check your work before submitting it. FINALRubric DCP