Outline 12: Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants
I. Key Terrestrial Adaptations Were Crucial to the Success of Seed Plants
A. Reduction of the gametophyte continued with the evolution of seed plants.
Their tiny gametophytes can develop from s
Outline 17: Vertebrates
A. The phylum Chordata includes two subphyla of invertebrates and the vertebrates
Four derived characters define the phylum Chordata
Outline 8: The Tree of Life
The Origin of Life
A. Hypotheses about the origin of life are different from hypotheses that organisms have
evolved from a common ancestor over time
Turn to evidence from the fossil record about major events in the history
Outline 1: Science and Biology
A. What is Biology?
The scientific study of life
B. What is Life?
One recognizes life by what living things do.
Order: structure of life
Growth and development
Outline 10: The Origins of Eukaryotic Diversity- Kingdom Protista
I. Kingdom Protista
A. In the past, taxonomists classified all protists in a single kingdom, Protista
This has changed
There are now 5 supergroups: Excavata, chromalveolata, archaeplast