Unit 8 - Evolution

TEST DATE:
06.05.20

Topics in this unit include, but are not limited to: evolution by natural selection, common ancestry, biogeography, the fossil record, geologic time scale, testing natural selection, genes and variation, how natural selection works, genetic drift, isolating mechanisms, speciation, molecular evolution, extinction, rate of evolution, macroevolution, coevolution, origin of the eukaroyotic cell, and cladograms.

Although information students are responsible for may go beyond what's included in the textbook, the following chapters correspond to this unit: 17, 18 (except 18.4), and 20 ... as well as section 19.2.

Evolution Vocabulary and Key Questions

UNIT LINKS
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SORTING FINCH SPECIES
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EVODOTS
HANDOUTS
ACTIVITIES
POWERPOINTS
WHAT is EVOLUTION?
THE MAKING of a THEORY
WHAT is the EVIDENCE for EVOLUTION?
GALAPAGOS FINCH EVOLUTION
COEVOLUTION
WHAT DARWIN NEVER KNEW
HOW DOES RADIOCARBON DATING WORK?
NATURAL SELECTION and the ROCK POCKET MOUSE
WATCH ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE EVOLVE
EVIDENCE for EVOLUTION in HUMANS