E2TopicalOverview

E2TopicalOverview - Biology 102, Spring 2008: 2nd...

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Biology 102, Spring 2008: 2 nd Opportunity Topical Overview An exam is an opportunity where your preparation meets my challenge Evolution Misunderstood and Feared: Scopes Trial and Beyond Strategic evolution of efforts to keep biology out of Public School curricula Prohibition: 1924 – 1970 Equal Time: 1960 – 1982 Creation Science (sic): 1960 – 1987 Intelligent Design: 1990 Tennessee’s experiment with prohibition The Butler Act Dayton and the Scopes Trial Reproduction and Heredity Asexual and sexual reproduction Mitosis Meiosis Sexual life cycles Consequences of meiosis: Genetic recombination Inheritance Necessary terms and concepts Homologous chromosomes Gene / Locus / Genetic locus Allele Homozygous and heterozygous Dominant and recessive Genotype Phenotype Incomplete dominance Codominance (e.g. ABO blood groups) Multiple alleles Polygenic traits Environmental effects on phenotype Populations Evolve, Not Individuals Necessary conditions for allele frequency change (c.f., “Darwin’s logic”)
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