Selective breeding

This lesson explores the process of selective breeding and the advantages and disadvantages of it.

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Selective Breeding

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is selective breeding?

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Q2.Which of these is NOT a reason humans carry out selective breeding?

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Q3.Put the steps of selective breeding into the correct order.

They are bred together

The process is repeated over many generations

Parents with desired characteristics are chosen

Offspring with desired characteristics are bred together

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Q4.What is often an outcome of selective breeding?

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Q5.Tick TWO disadvantages of selective breeding

Select two (2) boxes

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Quiz:

Selective Breeding

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is selective breeding?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is NOT a reason humans carry out selective breeding?

2/5

Q3.Put the steps of selective breeding into the correct order.

They are bred together

The process is repeated over many generations

Parents with desired characteristics are chosen

Offspring with desired characteristics are bred together

3/5

Q4.What is often an outcome of selective breeding?

4/5

Q5.Tick TWO disadvantages of selective breeding

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

Lesson summary: Selective breeding

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