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Unformatted text preview: 7. Describ e the major events in Earths history from its origin until 2 billion years ago. In particular, note when Earth first formed, when life first evolved, and what forms of life existed in each eon. 8. Describe the mass extinctions of the Permian and Cretaceous periods. Discuss a hypothesis that accounts for each of these mass extinctions. 9. Describe how chemiosmotic ATP production may have arisen. 10. Describe the timing and significance of the evolution of oxygenic photosynthesis. 11. Explain the endosymbiotic theory for the evolution of the eukaryotic cell. Describe the evidence that supports this theory. 12. Describe the key evolutionary adaptations that arose as life colonized land. 13. Explain how continental drift explains the current distribution of flora and fauna. 14. E xplain why R. H. Whittakers five-kingdom system has been replaced by a new system with three domains....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08