Evo-Ed: Integrative Cases in Evolution Education

Cases for Evolution Education

The Mouse Hunter

If you were a predator, how would your hunting be affected if the prey blended in with the habitat? In this game you can try to catch a mouse against different habitat (soil) colors - or you can sit back and let an owl do the work for you. A simple substitution mutation in the MC1R gene is all it takes for a mouse to be born with a light colored coat.

Game Notes

- This game mimicks research conducted by Kaufman (1974)

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