Stuff you need to know Week 1

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7/7/09 12:25 PM Stuff you need to know – Week 1 Page 1 of 3 http://bio.classes.ucsc.edu/bio20c/StuffWk1.html Stuff you need to know – Week 1 Science before Darwin: Concept of “eidos” and the role it played in preventing evolutionary thinking Contributions of the following towards the development of the theory of evolution ! Hutton ! Lyell ! Malthus ! Smith ! Linneaus ! Lamarck Terms ! Eidos ! Unifomitarianism ! Scala naturae Lecture 2 – Darwin and the theory of evolution Role the following played in influencing Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle: ! Biogeography ! Fossils ! Geology Theory of evolution 2 components of the mechanism of Natural Selection Fitness Adaptation Evidence supporting evolution Support for idea that species change through time: ! Fossils ! Vestigial traits
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7/7/09 12:25 PM Stuff you need to know – Week 1 Page 2 of 3 http://bio.classes.ucsc.edu/bio20c/StuffWk1.html ! Observations on natural populations ! Experiments Support for idea that species share common ancestors
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