Chapter 4 Evolution and Genetics

Chapter 4 Evolution and Genetics - Provided the Theoretical...

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Chapter 4: Evolution and Genetics Evolution Cultural adaptation - humans manipulate our artifacts and behaviors in response to environmental adaptation. humans still adapt biologically as well. Creationism - Biblical account of how world was created Oct, 23 4004 B.C. at 9:00am Sharp! Catastrophism - modified version of creationism that attempt to explain the fossil diversity found during the 18th and 19th centuries. Evolution - Theory and Fact Evolution - The theory that species arise from others through a long and gradual process of transformation, or descent with modification. Charlse Darwin - Heretic Naturalist who sailed on the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands.
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Unformatted text preview: Provided the Theoretical framework for understanding evolution - On The Orgin Of Species • Uniformitarianism - Simply put, that the present is the key to unerstanding the past (natural forces that exsist today have always exsisted in much the same way). • Theory - A set of ideas formulated (by reasoning from know facts - empirical data) to explain something. • Natural Selection - The process by which the forms most fit to survive and reproduce in a given environment do so in greater number that others in the same popualtion. Giraffe's neck Sickle Cell Anemia Peppered Moth...
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