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Preparing for the Midterm 3 If it’s not in my lecture, don’t worry about it in the book. i.e. look at Fig 33—Read everything about that figure in the book. Don’t look at other figures not mentioned in the book. Many of the figures that come back throughout the lecture. Integrative thinking! NUMBERS!! Best current estimate of the number of species classified as vertebrates is? Adapt or Die Essay? - Birds and flight. - Endothermy - Bipedalism - Size—collapse of large dinosaurs allows diversity of small mammals Ch. 52 Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere - Biosphere: global ecosystem, the sum of all the planet’s ecosystems. - Central theme: our past, our future - (Just finished biosystems—our past. Now talking about ecosystems—our future?) - Awareness of biosystems impacting ecosystems 20 th century - Impact of ecosystems on geosystems 21 st century Fig 34.44 Skull of Homo Sapiens 160,000 year old fossil Human Population: Doubling of population between 1927- 1974; doubled again in 2000. Rapid expansion of our species may have been preceded by changes to the brain that made
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