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Unformatted text preview: nia): Requirement to teach intelligent design in biology class ○ LeVake v. ISD #656 (2000, Minnesota): Don’t have to teach evolution in biology class because of religious freedom The Skull: ○ Cranium, mandible, teeth: incisors (2), canines (1), premolars (2), molars (3) ○ teeth: (2- 1- 2- 3 dental pattern) Postcranial skeleton: clavicle and scapula, humerus, radius & ulna carpals, metacarpals, phalanges, vertebral column, pelvis, femur, tibia & fibula, tarsals, metatarsals, phalanges ● Morphology: phenotypic character of an organism, or what it looks like (shape) ● Bones and teeth can tell you about: size of organism, age at death, health, locomotion, dietary habits ● Sources of skeletal variation: ○ age/growth (ontogeny) ○ geographic differentiation ○ sex ○ idiosyncrasy Lecture 4: Our Place in Nature (Primate Evolution) ● Always beware the “tyranny of the present” ● Geologic Time Scale ● Paleocene: Warm, 65- 55.5 mya ○ adaptive radiation throughout what is now Europe and North America ○ 30% of fossils in some assemblages ○ mammals: monotremes, marsupials, multituberculates, placentals ● Eocene: 55- 34 mya, really warm for 100,000 years then cooled off gradually ○ primates that you’d call a primate ○ Paleocene to Eocene: thermal maximum ○ North America and Europe joined , ○ warm and humid ● Oligocene: 33.7- 23.8 mya ○ Radiation of ape and monkey ancestors (anthropoids) ■ cooling global temperatures ■ expansion...
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