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Unformatted text preview: MARS 1020 1/28/09 1 EVOLUTION & NATURAL SELECTION & NATURAL SELECTION But first MARS 1020 1/28/09 2 EVOLUTION & NATURAL SELECTION & NATURAL SELECTION January 29, 2004 MARS 1020 1/28/09 3 http://www.pamd.uscourts.gov/kitzmiller/kitzmiller_342.pdf MARS 1020 1/28/09 4 Explanations that are Based on empirical evidence What is Science?-Based on empirical evidence-Natural (vs. Super-natural)-Falsifiable Fact = A specific observation, repeated enough so as to require no further testing to be accepted. Organizing Scientific Knowledge Hypothesis = A tentative statement about the natural world that can be tested. Law = A generalization that describes the behavior of something in nature. Theory = A well-substantiated explanation of natural phenomena, logically derived from observations (facts) , tested hypotheses, and laws. MARS 1020 1/28/09 5 Evolution o Descent with Modification o Species Change Over Time o New Species Arise from Old Species o Living things share common ancestors Mechanism? Natural Selection 1) observation: Exponential Growth Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection MARS 1020 1/28/09 6 8 yrs 8 yrs 8 yrs MARS 1020 1/28/09 7 1) observation: Potential for Exponential Growth 2) observation: ~Constant Population Size Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection 8 yrs MARS 1020...
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course MARS 1020 taught by Professor Binder during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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