Bio 200 Lecture 3 Key Terms

Bio 200 Lecture 3 Key Terms - Lecture 3 Key Terms Key...

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Lecture 3 Key Terms Key terms/concepts: 1. Features of a divinely inspired creation- 1) Supreme Being Place organisms on Earth, 2) organisms look and function according to the design of the Supreme Being, and 3) species don’t change because change would imply the creator was wrong 2. Common descent- Anaximander’s belief that all organisms came from common ancestors 3. Transmutation of species- Anaximander’s theory that new species come from old species 4. Binomial nomenclature- naming method created by Carolus Linnaeus which classifies species by using there genus and species 5. Nested hierarchy of organisms- Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species 6. Sedimentation- Presented by James Hutton, Sediments deposited by water were compressed to form stone 7. Gradualism – James Hutton finding that profound change is the cumulative product of slow but continuous process. 8. "We find no vestige of a beginning [of time], no prospect of an end."- Hutton said after he figured out that the earth was older then previously thought, means that we have no idea when the earth started
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course BIO 200 taught by Professor Herreid during the Spring '07 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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