Lecture_2_-_Faces_of_Extinction - LECTURE 2: FACES OF...

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LECTURE 2: FACES OF EXTINCTION Lecture Goals After today, you should be able to… Define extinction and its biological importance Provide examples of the ecological and evolutionary consequences of extinction Outline key differences between “normal” (background) extinction and mass extinction List the five mass extinctions and their timing Construct an opinion on whether we are currently experiencing a sixth mass extinction First assignment (Faces of IB 106) due this week
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Tuesday Section Mascots AB1 ABB National Geographic UCMP Berkley
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What is extinction? Why is it important? Find your response sheet from Monday.
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All species have a life span extinction “death” origin “birth”
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Extinction has shaped the history of life on Earth Karen Carr
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Hylonomus (Pennsylvanian) Varanops (Permian) Conodonts (Cambrian Triassic) Doryaspis (Devonian) Dunkleosteus (Devonian) Citipati (Cretaceous) Marrella (Cambrian) Hallucigenia (Cambrian) Karangosaurus (Cretaceous) Karen Carr
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course IB 106 taught by Professor Punyasenaandmarcot during the Fall '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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