Lactase Persistence: Evidence for Selection

This is a part of The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture
Sample diagram from the student handout

Summary

In this case study, students explore the story of the evolution of lactase persistence based on the short film Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture and makes connections between genotype, phenotype, and culture using graphical analysis skills.

TEACH TIME: 
One 50-minute class period.
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