Unnatural Selection: Vocabulary
Unnatural Selection: Discussion questions
1. Viral diseases such as the flu and AIDS are also constantly mutating into new forms. What are the possible consequences of being vaccinated against a virus that has a high mutation rate?
2. What are some real examples of adaptation and mutation?
3. Bacterial diseases such as pneumonia and strep throat are mutating rapidly
because of stress applied to them by antibiotics. The antibiotics kill the
weaker strains of the diseases. What could be the possible consequences of
widespread antibiotic use?
4. See if you have the following genetically inherited characteristics:
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