Chapter 15

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Chapter 15
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  1. Charles Darwin-
    1831,HMS beagle, theory of evolution
  2. pre-darwin-
    • earth young 
    • independent creation
    • adaptations by creator
    • observations support world view
  3. post darwin-
    • world old species related by descent
    • adaptations by natural selection
    • scientific method
  4. linnaeus-
    binomial system of nomenclature
  5. erasmus darwin-
    vestigal structures
  6. cuvier-
    paleontology
  7. lamark-inheritance of acquired characteristics-
    invalid organisms become adapted to their enviroment during their lifetime and pass on these adaptions to their offspring
  8. geology-
    massive geological changes due to erosion and uplift cycles
  9. fossils-
    remnants of past life,usually in stone
  10. biogeorgraphy-
    the study of the geographical distribution of living organisms, galapogas islands-tortises and finches adapted to enviroment
  11. natural selection-
    mechanism by wehich adaption occurs
  12. variations- and souces:
    difference in form, function, and behavior




    • mutations
    • genetic recombinations
  13. On the Origin of Species-
    Darwins book, waited 20 years to be published

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