Exploring Evolution Weblab

Exploring Evolution Weblab - 11. What is the Law of...

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Name _______________________________________________________ Period _________ Exploring Evolution Weblab Go to: http://www2.edc.org/weblabs/ExploringEvolution/evolution.swf 1. What are the three types of evidence used to determine the pathways evolution has taken in forming an organism? 2. What are the three hypotheses about whales? Click “Comparative Anatomy”. 3. Give an example of how comparing anatomies can show relationships between organisms. 4. What is this extra digit used for in pandas? 5. Define the term “homologous”. 6. Name the four parts of the anatomy that are compared in this section. 7. What does this word “vestigial” mean? 8. Give two examples of vestigial organs. 9. What does the pelvis tell you about the ancestors of whales? Click the magnifying glass at the bottom of the page. This will return you to the previous menu. Click on “Fossil Evidence”. 10. What is something else besides rock that could be said to have “strata”?
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Unformatted text preview: 11. What is the Law of Superposition? 12. Name the 5 fossils you found and tell how old they are. 13. What is the new fossil discovery? Click the magnifying glass at the bottom of the page then click DNA evidence 14. What is DNA Coding? 15. What is a perissodactyl? Give some examples of ones that live today. 16. When did perissodactyls first arise? 17. Give an example of an extinct perissodactyl. 18. What is an artiodactyl? Give some examples of ones that live today. 19. What is an ungulate? 20. Name four characteristics of mammals. Now that you have reviewed characteristics of each group, click compare DNA. 21. Which group has the most similar DNA with whales? Click the check mark at the bottom of the screen and choose a hypothesis that matches all of the data you have collected. 22. Which of the hypotheses have you verified through your studies?...
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