NOW is the time to form study groups! Don’t forget to come to office hours if you have questions.NATS 104 Human Variation in the Modern WorldBy the end of Week 1 you should…Each week builds on the previous material so there will be topics that cross over more than one week.Be able to discuss the theory of evolution by natural selection (continued from Week One)AClarify what Darwin and Wallace’s theory explained and did not explain (focus on diversity, adaptations, and inheritance).aHow do the examples of peppered moths in northern England, the Grant's study of finches on Daphne Major Island in the Galápagos and examples from humming birds demonstrate the four processes of natural selection?aHow do fitness and existing variation relate to each of the above examples. In which environment did dark colored moths have the highest fitness? In which environment do finches with the biggest beaks have the highest fitness? Why? How?
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