Directions: Answer the following questions/prompts about this week’s lesson in short essay format (1-2 paragraphs), 300 word minimum. All answers should be your own work and in your own words.
Life History Theory is a branch of biology that aims to understand the timing of key events, such as age of first reproduction (sexual maturity), within a species’ lifespan. Because resources are limited (i.e. food, water, shelter, and mates are finite and difficult to acquire), there are trade-offs in how energy is allocated to secure these resources during an individual’s lifespan. What are some of these trade-off’s and how do they differ between males and females?