A- That’s a good question. Next time you’re in a room with about 20 people (maybe your classroom or maybe your office) take a look around and think about which person you would pick as the perfect representative of humans.

It would be an impossible task wouldn’t it – there wouldn’t be one person that captured all the key characteristics of humans or just one that could teach you what you need to know about people. And it’s the same with the plants and fish that we’ll collect on this expedition – we’ll need more than one so we can learn about the variations or differences within the species.

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