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Learning Objectives Chapter 26: The Tree of Life: An Introduction to Biological Diversity Concept 26.1: Conditions on early Earth made the origin of life possible Describe the atmospheric composition of the early Earth. Describe the four stages of the hypothesis for the origin of life on Earth by chemical  evolution. Describe the contribution that Miller and Urey made towards developing a model for the  abiotic synthesis of organic molecules. Describe the evidence that suggests that RNA was the first genetic material.  Explain the  significance of the discovery of ribozymes. Concept 26.2: The fossil record chronicles life on Earth
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Unformatted text preview: • Explain how radiometric dating can be used to determine the absolute age of rock strata. Concept 26.3: As prokaryotes evolved, they exploited and changed young Earth • Describe the timing and significance of the evolution of anaerobic metabolism, oxygenic photosynthesis, and aerobic metabolism. Concept 26.4: Eukaryotic cells arose from symbioses and genetic exchanges between prokaryotes • Explain the endosymbiotic theory for the evolution of the eukaryotic cell. Describe the evidence that supports this theory....
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