9.28.06 - 9/28/06 Exam 1 October 5th Review end of class on...

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9/28/06 Exam 1 October 5 th - Review end of class on Tuesday - Geologic Time Scale o Eon, Era, Period Ages/dates - Cladogram o Know what it is o How to construct one - Vocabulary list Amphibia - “Double Life” - Life in water and on land - Evolution o Change cost - Continents o Equator Solar radiation - Freshwater o Land ecology o Devonian Swamp ecosystem (ferns and mosses) Fresh water but wet and low lying vegetation - Carboniferous o Plant ecosystem (1 st Forests) o Cycads, conifers (trees), high canopy, diversity o Multi-tiered plant ecosystem - Insects o Devonian o Carboniferous Diversity What is a reptile? - Amphibian (water/land) Reptile (land) - Ectothermic (cold blooded) o Maintains its heat from the external environment (thermoregulation) Behavior not physiology o Scales Protection from terrestrial elements Temperature fluctuations Solar radiation
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9/28/06 Protects from water loss o Eggs Terrestrial (land) nest Does not depend on water
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course GEOLOGY 206 taught by Professor Quinn during the Fall '06 term at Rutgers.

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