Discussion Board About Natural Selection With Two Replies To Students

Question Description

Initial Post

  1. Watch the episode of Crash Course Biology on Natural Selection:https://youtu.be/aTftyFboC_M (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    1. What did Darwin observe that helped him figure out natural selection?
    2. How did the Daphnia (water flea) population change with their environment?
    3. Which of the other examples of selection interested you the most?
    4. What is one question that you have about any of the types of selection (natural, sexual, and artificial) after seeing the video?

The initial post should be at least 150 words. One note on plagiarism: it is against school policy and ethical standards to use another’s work as your own. When you incorporate information from other sources, paraphrase what they say in your own way.


  1. Read the posts of at least two other students who also commented on the video.
  2. Respond with your own comment on your classmates’ post.
    1. Did you and your classmate find the same part of the video to be the most interesting? What do you think of the part that your classmate pointed out?
    2. What contribution can you make to help your classmate understand one of the types of selection?
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