Mutation Effects

Mutation Effects

Mutations are essential for evolution to occur because they increase genetic variation and the potential for individuals to differ. The majority of mutations are neutral in their effects on the organisms in which they occur.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What makes a mutation have neutral, beneficial or harmful effects?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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