18 - Natural Science Lecture Read Lab Manual pp. 13-24...

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Natural Science Lecture 18/09/2007 11:58:00 Read Lab Manual pp. 13-24 before lab. Read Kardong 2-68 (4-11) first,  77-84  “The Mechanism of Evolution,” and  111- 115 . “Comparative Anatomy.” Larson, Chapter 3, pp 55-75 E-Tem Test: Next Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1 -1:50 PM, JSA Tutorial: Room 323, Thursday 3-4 PM Office Hours: Room 319C Mondays 12-1 PM Tuesdays 9-10AM Thursdays 9-10AM Friday 10-11AM (this week only) Natural Selection: an Argument Observation #1: Each species has the potential to increase rapidly in  numbers IF o All the individuals in a population reproduce o All the offspring survive to a reproductive age.   Observation #2 And 3 o Populations tend to remain stable in size, except (perhaps) for  seasonal fluctuations. Why? o Because environmental resources (food, water, space to live, hunting  territories) are limited.  (Malthus) Inference #1 o Production of more individuals than the environment can support leads 
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