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6. CheckPoint: Patterns of Evolution · Resources : Appendix B and Ch. 2 of Bioinquiry · Due Date: Day 5 · Review Ch. 2 of the text. Refer to Appendix B under Week Six, for more information on the different types of evolution. · Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: o Humans shape their environment in ways that other organisms cannot. Are humans subject to the same pressures of natural selection as other organisms? Why or why not? o Provide an example of convergent and divergent evolution, adaptive radiation, and co-evolution. Then, respond to the following: · Choose one of the examples you provided and discuss the implications this example may have for future humans . · Cite outside sources in APA format if applicable. Humans are the most dominant species on the face of the planet. We reproduce at a rapid rate and we are a plague to the planets resources and natural habitats. Are humans subject to the same pressures of natural selection as other animals, the answer is no.Humans being the
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course AAEX0NDGJ1 IT/240 taught by Professor F.afzal during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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