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Unformatted text preview: class. What do scientist use scientific theories for? A theory is good because it is useful and it is fruitful of new knowledge. Scientific theories are important because they give mankind knowlege of this world and the ability to act wisely in this world. The power of scientific theories rewults from the fact that they are correctable. They may be tested. Whether the theory may be right or wrong, these tests yeild new information about the world. What is Darwin's theory of natural selection, and why must you know that theory in order to understand Human Evolution? Natural Selection is in an interaction of the struggle for existence. The individuals that have more proginy will be selected by nature, and traits are created by the environment. Natural selection is the engine of evolution. Evolution is change over time. It is evolution based on relative reporductive success of individuals within a species due to the individual's adaptive fitness....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO an 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '09