Evolution, Development, and Expression of Variation: A review
1. What is development?
Development is all the changes that an individual goes through in their life.
2. What are developmental control genes?
Developmental control genes regulate expression of
Writing Assignment 7
Part 1: Describe the three general types of speciation.
Allopatric speciation is when populations diverge in isolation, in different places.
Sympatric speciation is when populations diverge and are all in the same location.
How do allele frequencies change when there is
no relationship between traits and reproductive
What is the evolutionary significance of nonheritable variation in reproductive success?
Will variation in reproductive success th
Chapter 2: Adaptive Evolution
Adaptive evolution is driven by natural
natural selection causes adaptive change in
traits and genes
neutral evolution causes non-adaptive change
in traits and genes
Two conditions necessary for e
What is Evolution
Theory in science:
often hear about theory of evolution
in everyday usage theory = hunch or speculation
in science: comprehensive explanation of some
aspect of nature that is supported by a vast body
gravity is a theory