Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium combines the concepts of Darwinian evolution and Mendelian genetics to explain and study population genetics. This Youreka Science video provides an overview of allele and genotype frequency, and explores the criteria that make a population be in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. This video will help you understand how to use Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium to solve population genetic problems.
Youreka Science was created by Florie Mar, PhD, while she was a cancer researcher at UCSF. While teaching 5th graders about the structure of a cell, Mar realized the importance of incorporating scientific findings into classroom in an easy-to-understand way. From that she started creating whiteboard drawings that explained recent papers in the scientific literature… Continue Reading