Practical: Human Variation

This lesson looks at an investigation into human variation, focusing on an investigation into variation in human height and handspan. The lesson also focuses on graph plotting skills.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does variation mean?

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Q2.What does fertile mean?

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Q3.What does species mean?

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Q4.What is genetic variation?

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Q5.Which of these causes environmental variation?

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Q6.Which of these would be an example of environmental variation?

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Q7.What type of variation is height?

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Q8.What is continuous variation?

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Q9.Which one of these is an example of continuous variation?

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Q10.What type of graph do we use for discrete data?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.What does variation mean?

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Q2.What does fertile mean?

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Q3.What does species mean?

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Q4.What is genetic variation?

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Q5.Which of these causes environmental variation?

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Q6.Which of these would be an example of environmental variation?

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Q7.What type of variation is height?

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Q8.What is continuous variation?

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Q9.Which one of these is an example of continuous variation?

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Q10.What type of graph do we use for discrete data?

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Practical - Human Variation

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Q1.What are the axes on a graph called?

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Q2.Which number should the scale start at?

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Q3.Which of these statements about scale is correct?

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Q4.Which of these statements about scale is correct?

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Q5.What should the highest number on our scale be?

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Q6.Which variable goes on the x axis?

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Q7.Which variable goes on the y axis?

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Q8.When we have plotted our data, what do we draw on the graph?

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Q9.Which piece of equipment do we use to measure our height?

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Q10.Which piece of equipment do we use to measure our handspan?

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Quiz:

Practical - Human Variation

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Q1.What are the axes on a graph called?

1/10

Q2.Which number should the scale start at?

2/10

Q3.Which of these statements about scale is correct?

3/10

Q4.Which of these statements about scale is correct?

4/10

Q5.What should the highest number on our scale be?

5/10

Q6.Which variable goes on the x axis?

6/10

Q7.Which variable goes on the y axis?

7/10

Q8.When we have plotted our data, what do we draw on the graph?

8/10

Q9.Which piece of equipment do we use to measure our height?

9/10

Q10.Which piece of equipment do we use to measure our handspan?

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Lesson summary: Practical: Human Variation

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