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Unformatted text preview: stigations of geology and both living and extinct species in the geological record formed the basis for his theory of evolution This theory is the basis for understanding all life on earth. Darwin Tattoos: I am amazed by “scientific’ Darwin Tattoos: I am amazed by “scientific’ tattoos and you’ll see them frequently on the power points Darwin’s “Tree of Life” Darwin’s “Tree of Life” Another Another Galapagos Islands & Beagle Galapagos Islands & Beagle As King Kong & Darwin’s Finches As King Kong & Darwin’s Finches Darwin wrote 11 books. One was Darwin wrote 11 books. One was on the “Descent of Man” Darwin Stick On Darwin Stick On Phytoplankton Phytoplankton • Phytoplankton are algae and are the plant plankton in • • the sea (as compared to the zooplankton which are the animal plankton). They are small and drift with the ocean currents. The word plankton comes from Greek and means wanderers. The majority of phytoplankton are too small to be seen without a microscope. A few are large enough to be seen with the naked eye. Macroalgae (commonly called seaweeds) are also algae. They grow attached to the bottom in coastal areas Algae are primitive plants, easily the most primitive on earth. Phytoplankton & Macroa...
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