Source of Variation (Skin Shade)

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Source of Variation
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/variation/sources/
Definition Review
Genetics:
Inherited Traits:
Mutations can be an advantage, disadvantage or neutral.
1) If you live closer to the equator, what skin shade would be
considered an advantage? Why?
2) What skin shade would be considered a disadvantage?
Why?
Offspring:
Adaptations:
As populations move to colder climates, nature favored gene
variation that produced lighter skin. What is this an example
of?
What are some ways that humans vary?
Genetic variations are the basis of genetic
__________________.
_____________ is the primary source of variation for all life
forms.
Duplicating, deleting, or moving larger chucks of DNA are
examples of ____________________.
Is it common for humans to have mutations in their genes? Are
mutations harmful?
Thanks to mutations, there are different
__________________ of each gene.
Recombination is most popular in which type of reproduction?
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