Please view the following video. Do NOT worry unduly about scientific terminology. Try to get the main points of the video. You can also view the glossary.
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HINT: The key concepts to examine are â€œthe ability of the species to surviveâ€ and â€œadaptive advantage.â€ Think carefully: does natural selection select a group or an individual? What is the role of genetics, development and environment?
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Chapters 1, 2 and 3 are the basis for this discussion.