5 - course announcements 1.27.10 HOMEWORK assigned today,...

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course announcements 1.27.10 HOMEWORK assigned today, due Friday (2.5.10) IN CLASS --assignment is posted on Blackboard --you can work together, but you must provide your own answers in your own words! Student photos Biology Resource Center (BRC), LILY G-414C Hours: 9-6 Monday through Thursday, 9-1 Friday, and 3-6 Sunday Bring your student ID …and smile! …you get 5 points towards your grade **if you’ve had your photo taken for a course in the BRC within the last year, you DO NOT need to do this, but will still get points
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Natural selection & adaptation Agents of evolution o mutation o natural selection o genetic drift o migration (gene flow) Evolution by natural selection Agents of selection: artificial vs. natural Phenotypic patterns of natural selection Natural selection effects on genetic variation
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Natural selection & adaptation Basic tenet’s of Darwin’s Origin of Species 1. Variation among individuals and populations 2. More offspring are produced than survive 3. Struggle for existence 4. Differential survival and reproduction 5. Traits of survivors are passed on to their offspring Natural Selection Differential survival & reproduction of individuals causing change in the genetic composition of the population from one generation to the next
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