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Unformatted text preview: Biology Learning Skills Center Concepts of Evolution Group Session 1: 31Aug10/02Sep10 Pg 1 of 3 © Copyright 2010 by Allen D. MacNeill Biology Learning Skills Center Concepts of Evolution: Analysis, Application, Enrichment, and Review BIOG 1078: Academic Support for BIOG 1078/Evolutionary Biology Allen D. MacNeill, Senior Lecturer Group Session 1: Introduction to Evolution by Natural Selection Activities and Applications Activity 1.1: A Natural Selection Game In this activity, we will be playing a game that simulates the evolution of crypsis as the result of natural selection. Concepts and Key Terms The following concepts and key terms were introduced in lecture and in the readings on the dates indicated. You should be able to define these concepts and terms, and show how they are related to each other and to the overall field of evolutionary biology. Wednesday 25 August 2010 evolution (phenotypic definition) microvolution evolution (allele frequency defintion definition) macrovolution species common ancestor biological diversity fitness HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) retrotranscription retrotranscriptase mutation AZT (azidothymidine) enzyme active site natural selection selection thinking population heritable variation survival and reproduction change in gene frequency over time evolved resistance Friday 27 August 2010 tree thinking SIV (simian immunodeficiency virus) FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) phylogenetics evolutionary history phylogenetics evolution, religion and society Biology Learning Skills Center Concepts of Evolution Group Session 1: 31Aug10/02Sep10 Pg 2 of 3 © Copyright 2010 by Allen D. MacNeill Monday 30 August 2010 theory hypothesis fact scientific versus common usage Alfred Russell Wallace Charles Darwin On the Origin of Species (1859) special creation (creationism) immutable species Jean Baptiste Lamarck Lamarckian evolution natural law progressive evolution spontaneous generation...
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