Worksheets: Cooperation experiments with chimps and bonobos

In a series of experiments, anthropologists wanted to find out whether chimpanzees and bonobos work together and share a common source of food. Results tell us something about the role of social tolerance in cooperative foraging.

Author: Susan Hanisch

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Worksheet: Natural selection of traits for cooperative foraging

A worksheet in which students calculate and graph the changes in the frequencies of traits related to cooperative foraging in a population over several generations, exploring the role of variation, fitness consequences and trait inheritance in evolutionary change.

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