Notes Historical Geology Central Thesis of Evolution - Notes Historical Geology Central Thesis of Evolution Central Thesis of Evolution All present-day

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Notes Historical Geology Central Thesis of Evolution Central Thesis of Evolution All present-day organisms are related and descended from organisms that lived during the past Natural selection is the mechanism that accounts for evolution Natural selection results in the survival to reproductive age of those organisms best adapted to their environment History of Life The fossil record provides perhaps the most compelling evidence in favor of evolution Fossils are the remains or traces of once-living organisms Fossils demonstrate that Earth has a history of life Geologic Time From the human perspective time units are in seconds, hours, days, years Ancient human history hundreds or even thousands of years Geologic history millions, hundreds of millions, billions of years Uniformitarianism
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