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How do your prepare yourself for THE Evolution Unit EXAM? There is no “easy” way. The more quality time you have put in on a daily basis, in and out of class, and the amount of time you set aside for review normally correlates with how well you know and understand the material. Study your Thinkwell lessons. Study your class notes. Use your textbook to read for better understanding. Use the suggested web links for better understanding. Answer the following review questions. Practice explaining a concept without your notes. Get an appropriate amount of nutrition and rest. For more information on study skills, read the document available on the Blackboard in Course Documents/Student Resources titled: Survival Skills: How to be a Better Biology Student. Aristotle st Augustine roger bacon Thomas Aquinas Copernicus francis bacon Galileo john ray Linnaeus buffon hutton lamark james usher cuvier lyell Darwin asa gray Ernst Haeckel People and Dates Aristotle – 384-322 BC, observed 4 elements and had their natural places. Specific order = fire air water earth (Friends Are Worth Everything) St. Augustine Thomas Aquinas – 1224- 1274, made distinction between natural truth and revealed truth. Natural = nature, revealed = theology Roger Bacon – 1214-1294, urged people to reject religious dogma and “look at the world” (Roger Rejects Religion- RRR) Francis Bacon – 1551- 1676, advocated experimentalism as a way to verify and rigorously test all things. Copernicus – 1473-1543, states that the earth is heliocentric. Galileo – 1564-1642 advocated the view of Copernicus (the earth is round and revolves around the sun) punished for beliefs and placed under 14yrs of house arrest. James Usher – mid 1700’s declared that earth was created in 4004 BC John Ray – 1627-1705 noted fossils were the remnants of once living organisms. Linnaeus – 1707-1778 first to classify species. Using taxonomic system. 2 main features- all species given binomial latin name and filed into a hierarchy of increasingly broad categories. Buffon – 1707-1788 natural history of animals (book that proposed idea that organisms evolve – change over time. Species give new rise to species.; homologous and vestigial structures Hutton – 1726-1797 geologist, uniformitarianism, rock strata, idea of gradualism which opposed theory of catastrophism. Cuvier – 1769-1832 principles of geology, theory of catastrophism (earth is shaped by catastrophes.) Lyell 1797-1875 expanded on theory of gradualism into uniformitarianism. Geological processes have remained “uniform” Lamark – 1744-1829 theory of use and disuse (organs organisms use will become stronger, and those that are not used will deteriorate., theory of inheritance of acquired characteristics (traits that are obtained during an organisms lifetime can be passed on to the offspring.) Darwin – 1809-1882, born in England, grandfather=
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course BIO 1306 taught by Professor Adair,tamarah during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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