Natural Selection Lesson for Kids


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Natural selection is a process driven by _____.

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of an adaptation?

2. Favorable adaptations allow organisms to _____ by enabling them to find food, shelter, and mates.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you five questions about natural selection. You'll be asked things like how natural selection works, what adaptation is and why a polar bear has white fur.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Know what drives natural selection
  • Recognize examples of adaptation
  • Understand what favorable adaptation lets organisms do
  • Name the process that passes down favorable traits to offspring
  • Determine what a polar bear's white fur is an example of

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about natural selection to answer questions about adaptation
  • Information recall - remember what you know about favorable traits
  • Reading comprehension - take away important facts from the natural selection lesson

Additional Learning

For more information on natural selection, check out the lesson called Natural Selection Lesson for Kids to learn more. The lesson will help you:

  • Understand how natural selection works
  • Learn why polar bears and black bears are different
  • Define natural selection