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To Lose a Tooth

Play this board game to learn more about the evolution of human teeth.

Designed primarily for learners ages eight and older, To Lose A Tooth presents an evolutionary puzzle focused on human teeth. Participants will explore how natural selection, sexual selection, gene flow, and isolation result in genetic diversity. Using wooden jaw pieces and teeth of various sizes, participants aim to keep their population alive as food production technologies change and events such as migration, tooth impaction, and conflict come into play.

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