LECTURE_3_-_Generating_Biodiversity_v2 - LECTURE 3:...

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LECTURE 3: GENERATING BIODIVERSITY Lecture Goals After today, you should be able to… Define evolution Describe the four fundamental requirements for evolution Infer evolutionary relationships from a phylogenetic tree (phylogeny) Name the three sources of biological variation Describe adaptive and non-adaptive mechanisms of evolution List the three domains of life and their characteristics Provide the scientific definition of “theory”
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Supplemental Reading An Introduction to Evolution http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIntro.shtml History of Life: Looking at Patterns http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIHistory.shtml The Family Tree http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIAFamilytree.shtml Understanding Phylogenies (Part 1) http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIBPhylogenies.shtml Trees, Not Ladders http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIB2Notladders.shtml Using the Tree for Classification http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIDClassification.shtml Mechanisms: The Process of Evolution http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIIMechanisms.shtml Descent with Modification http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIIADescent.shtml
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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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