This assignment is an essay writing assignment. Write a paragraph (5 to 7 sentences) to answer the following questions. Remember to write in complete sentences, using appropriate grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
· What is the difference between a variation and a mutation?
· How might a variation or a mutation help an organism, and when might it hurt an organism?
· How do beneficial traits become more common in an organism over time?
· Grading Criteria – 50 points total – Each answer fully addresses each question & shows evidence of research (10 pts. each) 30 points total – Sources cited – 10 points MLA – Correct spelling and grammar – 5 points – Correct length (at least one paragraph)