BIO150_HW5 - BIO 150 Homework 5 NAME: ID #: TEAM #: DATE:...

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BIO 150 Homework 5 NAME: ID #: TEAM #: DATE: READ THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU BEGIN! A paper copy of this assignment must be handed in on the due date. Number your answers; do not include the questions in your submission. Your answers must be original. Follow the policies outlined in the Academic Integrity document. QUESTIONS (30 pts total) 1. Describe 4 major lines of evidence for evolution. Each line of evidence must be accompanied by a SPECIFIC biological example (Hint: use online sources or your textbook to answer this question). (4) 2. (a) Define “fitness”. Make sure you use a complete sentence(s) in your answer. (1.5) (b) Why is 'survival of the fittest' a misleading phrase? (1.5) 3. For evolution to proceed via natural selection, two major requirements must be met. (4) (a) What are these requirements? (b) For each requirement: i) Provide a description ii) Explain why each requirement is essential for natural selection to give rise to evolution 4. Name at least two processes, other than natural selection, that may give rise to
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course BIO 150 taught by Professor Schmidt during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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BIO150_HW5 - BIO 150 Homework 5 NAME: ID #: TEAM #: DATE:...

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