AP-Bio-HW-22-091211

AP-Bio-HW-22-091211 - Homework#22:Chapter22(dueFriday)...

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Homework #22 : Chapter 22 (due Friday)  Concept Map: 10 points Objectives The Historical Context for Evolutionary Theory 1. Explain the mechanism for evolutionary change proposed by Charles Darwin in On the Origin of Species. - Natural Selection - The fit survive - Thanks to heritable traits - Darwin basically said that only the fittest organisms survive thatnks to heritable traits. This process is called natural selection. 2. Define evolution and adaptation. 3. Compare and contrast Aristotle’s scala naturae to Carolus Linnaeus’ classification scheme. 4. Describe the theories of catastrophism, gradualism, and uniformitarianism. 5. Explain the mechanism for evolutionary change proposed by Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck. Explain why modern biology has rejected Lamarck’s theories. The Darwinian Revolution 6. Describe how Darwin’s observations on the voyage of the HMS Beagle led him to formulate and support his theory of evolution. 7.
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