BS110 Review 1 - Review sheet for Exam 2 BS 110 SS08 This...

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Review sheet for Exam 2 BS 110 SS08 This review sheet is intended to guide and focus your study. It is not guaranteed to mention everything that will be on the exam. Be sure to study all clicker questions! Lecture notes 25 Jan The History of Life on Earth: For the geologic time scale, know the four eras and their time periods. For the time periods, know the order and approximate times for the significant events shown in lecture by pink arrows Know which were the earliest organisms. Know how oxygen levels relate to the evolution of life. For the Paleozoic Era, know what is meant by the Cambrian explosion and why it is important, and the important events of the colonization of land and the evolution of terrestrial vertebrates. Know what events characterized the Permian extinction and what followed the mass extinction. Know how continental drift affects evolution of living organisms Know the factors that may cause species to go extinct Know the factors that affect long-term patterns of speciation and extinction Know what is meant by the different extinction rates For the Mesozoic Era, know the sequence of the three periods (Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous), and the major events of vertebrate evolution. Know the position of the continents and the names of the main ones (Pangaea, Gondwana, Laurasia) in the Triassic and Jurassic Know what is significant about Lystrosaurus Know the dominant groups we covered for the Mesozoic and which ones went extinct at the end of the Cretaceous Know what events characterized the Cretaceous extinction and what are the probable causes Know what an adaptive radiation is and how it differs from convergent evolution
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course BS 110 taught by Professor S.lawrence during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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BS110 Review 1 - Review sheet for Exam 2 BS 110 SS08 This...

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