Chapter 21 - Dating fossils Relative dating - position...

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Chapter 21 The Evidence for Evolution I. Evidence of Evolutionary Change by Natural Selection A. Darwin’s Finches: Beak sizes of 14 finch species varied depending on diet B. Industrial Melanism II. Artificial Selection Domestication of plants and animals Man can selectively breed plants and animals to exhibit certain characteristics III. The Fossil Record The fossil record is the most direct evidence of evolution
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Unformatted text preview: Dating fossils Relative dating - position Absolute dating - isotopes IV. Anatomical Record A. Homology- similar origin different function B. Embryonic Development C. Vestigial structures V. Molecular Record The more closely related organisms are the more DNA they have in common VI. Convergent Evolution and Biogeography Animals evolving under similar conditions will exhibit similar traits...
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