Primates generalized body plan
Color vision in diurnal primates
Prehensile hands and feet
Opposable thumb and big toe
Arboreal vs. visual predation
Biological species concept (Mayr)
Evolutionary species concept
Premating isolating mechanisms
Species specific mate
recognition system (
Final Exam Study Guide Fall, 2012
1. Why is it important to establish the provenience of a fossil?
Provenience The origin or original source (as of a fossil). The source, origin, or location of an artifact or
a fossil. In order to determine
Fixity of species
Renaissance (14th16th centuries):
origins of modern science
Leonardo da Vinci
18th Century Europe
Major gap in Darwins work
1860 laws of heredity
(genes) passed to
Genes, alleles an
DNA Transcription & Translation
*How do genes work?
Weve seen how DNA is replicated,
but still havent learned exactly
how genes work!
The first step in understanding how
genes work is to know how to
decode the DNA.
The decoder: RNA
SBI 3U Exam Review Answers
1. In humans, brown eyes (B) are dominant over blue (b). A brown-eyed man marries a blueeyed woman and they have three children, two of whom are brown-eyed and one of
whom is blue-eyed. Draw the Punnett
Study guide ANT171
Prof. Robinson, Spring
1. What is anthropology? Science is a progressive, self-correcting, evidence-based way of understanding the world.
The study of humankind in a cross-cultural context. Anthropology includes the subf
Study guide, Exam #2 ANT171
Prof. Robinson, Fall 2012
1. For what reasons do anthropologists study primates?
A.They give us clues about human nature and the nature of the species that led to humans.
D. That is They provide reasonable models for
Which three human rights do you think are the most important? Why?
My tree doesnt have a chronological order since I consider most of the human rights are equally
valuable and go hand in hand with each other. The notorious phase "The Pursuit of Hap
Race and ethnicity in Latin America and the Caribbean
Ethnicity and race are an assumed community based on identity or the genetic dissimilarities that makes
a diverse population. These terms were created to explain the mixed children that were the result
Professor Victoria Sanford
Everyday Revolutionaries: Gender, Violence, and Disillusionment in Postwar El Salvador
In 1980, a civil war blew up in the Central American nation of El Salvador, initiating as a battle
among the Salvad
Health and Human Rights
Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights presented health as a social and
economic right Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and wellb
1. Geological Dating
Define relative and absolute dating.
i. Relative dating does not give an exact numeric date, only in relation to
another event/fossil in the past
ii. Absolute dating can directly estimate the age of some organic remains &
Unit 2 Study Guide
Be able to define the following:
Basal metabolic rate
Be able to answer the following in terms of short answers:
During the fall semester of 2012 I have learned about the evolution of human bio
-cultural. The human bio-cultural evolution is divided into four stages. The first stage is the
discovery of fossils. This is important because 5 million years ago th