Chapter 15: The Evolution of Higher Intelligence
The first savanna apes must have appeared about 7 or 8 Myr ago. Apes began to live on
Study Guide for Final Quiz
Earth, Life and Time
Some of the beginning points mentioned in the study guide are from chapter 11.
You should know these concepts to better follow concepts discussed in chapter 12.
An important stateme
We were taught about environmental hazards of human habitation at the sea coast.
What is Eutrophication?
The Mesozoic climate is warm and equable. It allowed for
1. How did Slipher (and later Hubble) determine that many galaxies were
Lab 7 Evidence for Evolution
EVIDENCE FOR EVOLUTION
PART I: MORPHOLOGICAL EVIDENCE
Complete Table 1 using the Nutall precipitation key:
+ + + Heavy agglutination (immediate strong reaction)
Medium agglutination (clotting definite, may take a
Earth, Life and Time
Study Guide for Quiz 1
I. THE UNIVERSE
Light year = 6 trillion miles = 6 x 10^12 miles
Distance to the nearest stars?
4.37 light years Alpha Centauri: Alpha Centuari A and B and Proxima
The three kinds of changes are: Eccentricity, about 100,000 year cycle. Change in
shape of the Earths
The sources of heat inside a planet are 1) heat buried in the interior of a planet as
a result of catastrophic impacts during accretion of the pl
1. Explain the following statement: Mars may be experiencing today the
Mars is now experiencing the conditions that r
1. What were the initial ingredients and final products of the MillerUrey
The initial ingredients were methane, ammonia, hydrogen and water; The final
Venus has a thick atmosphere (100 times as dense as the Earths, made up almost
entirely of carbon dioxide. The temperatures are greater than 800
The first mammals appeared in the geologic record 200 Myr ago. Their
ancestors were mammal-like reptiles.
The first hard-bodied animals appeared 540 Myr ago. The may have been
responding to an increase in ocean levels of calcium so they tried
Earth, Life, and Time
Laboratory Quiz Answer Key
Dances with the Earth Part II - Spring 2016
1. What are the three cycles of Earths movement around the Sun?
Precession, obliquity, eccentricity
2. Which of the cycles is completed in the