b19 - Origin of Life Spring, 2010 In lecture, the sneaker...

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Origin of Life Spring, 2010
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In lecture, the “sneaker males” of salmon were used as an example of the outcome of: 1. allopatric speciation 2. intrasexual selection 3. exaptation 4. intersexual selection 1 2 3 4 0% 2% 0% 98% :00
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The ostrich and the emu look very similar and live in similar habitats, however they are not very closely related. This is an example of 1. adaptive radiation 2. sympatric speciation 3. convergent evolution 4. divergent evolution 5. sexual selection 1 2 3 4 5 0% 6% 0% 5% 89% :00
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Lecture Schedule Date Topic Chapter Mon Mar 22 Introduction to Evolution Wed Mar 24 Descent with Modification 22 Fri Mar 26 Microevolution: Mechanisms of Evolution I 22,23 Mon Mar 29 Microevolution: Mechanisms of Evolution II 23 Wed Mar31 Macroevolution: Origin of Species 23,24 Fri April 2 Macroevolution: Speciation and Extinction 24 Mon April 5 Sexual Selection and Evolution of Sex 24 Wed April 7 Origin of Life 1 25 Fri April 9 Origin of Life 2 25 Mon April 12 Human Evolution 34, 728-733 Wed April 14 Phylogeny 1 26 Fri April 16 Phylogeny 2 26 Mon April 19 TBA TBA Wed April 21 EXAM 3 –in CLASS
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Outline 1. What is life? 1. What is required for life? 1. When did life begin? 4. How did life begin? 5. What were the characteristics of early life?
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Life is a dynamic system composed of elements that self-organizes, responds to the environment, and replicates. Life is a breakfast cereal made of whole grain
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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b19 - Origin of Life Spring, 2010 In lecture, the sneaker...

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