Chapter 3 - Genetics: Reproducing Life and Producing
b. Elements of Eukaryotic Cells
i. Nucleus DNA and RNA
1. As you are walking down the street, you encounter a friend who inquires about
your courses at IVC. You inform her that you are taking a class in physical
anthropology. Your friend then asks if you will be
Chapter 1 Introduction
Anthropology (mid 1800s)
a. anthropos - human behavior
i. No limits in time or space
ii. Influenced by many other disciplines
b. Origins (who they are, what their ancestor)
c. Franz Boas (1858
Evolution and the Formation of Species
1. What is gene flow and why is the biological concept of species important?
Gene flow: Two or more separate populations within the same species come together and
Mechanisms of Evolution Genetics: Cells & Molecules
1. What are the two types of cells in humans? What is located in the nucleus of both types of
Somatic cells and Sex cells
2. What are the four bases of DNA?
Mechanisms of Evolution: Genotype to Phenotype-Mutations
1. What is a mutation? Are mutations a less fit trait?
The permanent alteration of the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism, virus, or
Test # 2B: Practice Questions
Irvine Valley College
1. Which of the following statements describes a one-male polygynous non-human
primate social organization?
a. A troop consisting of one male, several females, and
Extra-Credit Study Questions
1. What is an insertion mutation? What is an example of an insertion mutation?
The multiple repeated insertion of tri-nucleotide (three-base) repeat sequences
Example would be Huntington Disease
1. What is the basis of the modern system of taxonomic classification?
Evolutionary relationships (genetic differences)
2. How do modern scientists distinguish between homologous and analogous traits?
Origins of Evolutionary Thought
1. Explain the major contentions of the Fixity of Species and the Great Chain of Being of the
Middle Ages (Aristotle & Plato).
Fixity of Species: All life forms possessed fixed essence that
1. Identify the anatomical differences between a biped and a quadruped (vertebral
column, foramen magnum, pelvis, femur, and the foot).
-Biped: S-shaped spine, two secondary and opposing cu
PRACTICE TEST #1A
Irvine Valley College
1. Within the first meiotic division after the tetrads separate the chromosomes line up
randomly in special order. When the chromosomes line up in special order, it means that:
Discover that being an Illustrator artist is more than
just knowing the tools
Develop a basic understanding of the two types of
digital images: bitmap (raster) and vector
Learn about image formats and get an overview
Irvine Valley College Physical Anthropology
Chris Hurst-Loeffler Mon/Wed - Spring 2016 Study
Using complete sentences, lecture notes and your text, answer the following study questions to
the best of your ability and as completely (address each
Online Introduction to Eastern Religions
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Chapter 4 Genes and Their Evolution: Population Genetics
Demes and Reproductive Isolation
Hardy-Weinberg Theory for Population Genetics
i. Point mutation
1. Spontaneous and Induced Mutations
Chapter 5 Biology in the Present: Living People
a. Traits Traditionally Emphasized
i. Skin color
ii. Shape of face
iii. Shape of nose
iv. Hair color
v. Hair form
vi. Eye color
b. Use of Race in Forensic Anthropology
Chapter 2 Evolution: Constructing a Fundamental
Beginnings of Evolutionary Thought Anaximander (6thc
a. Contributions from Geology
i. James Ussher (1581-1656)- estimated life started
at 4004BC Oct 23,