Test 2 Class Notes - Evolution 16:08 WhatisEvolution...

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Evolution 16:08 What is Evolution Change through time Descent with modification- Darwin Gravity Fact- objects fall toward center of earth Theory Mathematical explanations of forces Genes Fact- are coded instructions on DNA Theory- passed from parent to offspring through reproduction Evolution Fact- observations of changes in gene frequencies in a population across  generations Theory- mechanism of these observed changes Evolutionary Thought Transmutation Water origin for life that adapted to land water o Anaxaminder- Greek philosopher o Started as embryos in fish mouths and were spit uo on land when water  dried up and evolved Life changes in response to Environment o Zhuangzi Animals transform in a struggle for existence in environment o Al- Jahiz Scala Naturae Hierarchy of nature Linked from imperfect to most perfect (divine being- God)
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course GEO 405 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Test 2 Class Notes - Evolution 16:08 WhatisEvolution...

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