LECTURE_4_Generating_Biodiversity_Pt_2_v2

LECTURE_4_Generating_Biodiversity_Pt_2_v2 - LECTURE 4:...

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LECTURE 4: GENERATING BIODIVERSITY II Lecture Goals After today, you should be able to… Explain the significance of variation, inheritance, and time to the process evolution Describe and identify the mechanism of natural selection Describe and identify non-adaptive mechanisms of evolution Provide the scientific definition of “theory” List three sources of evidence for evolution Define species using two common species concepts Explain how life is categorized and named Explain the significance of biological classification to conservation Second assignment (Carbon Cycle Jigsaw) due next week… No lecture Monday
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Stanley (2009)
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How did this diversity come about? Evolution. “Descent with modification”
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evolution.berkeley.edu EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION
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Building Blocks of Evolution Variation in populations (genes, physical appearance, behavior) Mutation* Sex Migration cgn.wur.nl
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Building Blocks of Evolution Inheritance How variation gets passed on evolution.berkeley.edu No genetic basis… No change
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