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Content description VCSSU120

Science / Levels 9 and 10 / Science Understanding / Biological sciences
Content description
The theory of evolution by natural selection explains the diversity of living things and is supported by a range of scientific evidence
  1. describing biodiversity as a function of evolution
  2. outlining processes involved in natural selection including variation, isolation and selection
  3. investigating changes caused by natural selection in a particular population as a result of a specified selection pressure, for example, artificial selection in breeding for desired characteristics
  4. evaluating and interpreting evidence for evolution, including the fossil record, chemical and anatomical similarities, and the geographical distribution of species
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