BIOL1610 Study Guide -CH18

BIOL1610 Study Guide -CH18 - premises and conclusions of...

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BIOL 1610 STUDY GUIDE: CHAPTER 18 KEY TERMS – be able to define and use the following terms: adaptation artificial selection fossil homologous feature molecular clock molecular genetics natural selection overproduction phylogenetic tree phylogeny struggle for survival variation vestigial structure vitalism voyage of the Beagle LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Define adaptation and population . 2. What three conditions must be met for evolution by natural selection? 3. Use the example of evolution in medium ground finches on Daphne Major to explain the
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Unformatted text preview: premises and conclusions of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin. 4. Distinguish between artificial selection and natural selection. 5. What evidence for evolution is obtained from the fossil record? 5. Distinguish among homologous features and vestigial structures . 6. How is molecular genetics used to study evolution? 7. What is a phylogenetic tree? What do the branching points represent? 8. What is a molecular clock used for? How is it calibrated? TEXT QUESTIONS (pp 410-411): 2-3, 9, 11-12, 15...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2010 for the course BIOL 1610 taught by Professor Jimblevins during the Spring '10 term at Salt Lake Community College.

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