Origin Of Species

Origin Of Species

Speciation, the creation of a new species, can happen through natural selection or artificial selection. Reproductive isolation is necessary for speciation to occur, and this can happen through a geographic barrier (allopatric speciation) or without a geographic barrier (sympatric speciation).

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do new species form?
STANDARDS:
RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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