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READ LESSON 39.

PAGE 262-274
a. Define the following:
1. Paleontology
2. Fossils
3. Traces
4. Remains
5. Geologic Time Scale
6. Radiocarbon dating
b. Enumerate the 6 evidences of evolution.
c. What is the difference between the indirect and direct evidences of evolution?
READ LESSON 40. PAGE 276-280
1. What is species diversity?
2. Explain how speciation happens.
Choose the correct answer. Encircle the letter of your answer.
1. Which of the following best defines evolution?
a. A change in environmental conditions
b. A change in genotype of a population
c. A change in the genotype of an individual
d. A change in pre-mating or courtship behavior
e. A change in the phenotype of organisms in a population
2. Which of the following statements is NOT part of Darwin’s theory of natural selection?
a. Most species overproduce offspring.
b. There are some variations within a population.
c. Competition between populations produces variation.
d. Individuals with advantageous characteristics tend to survive.
e. Survivors pass their advantageous characteristics to their offspring.
3. Evolution is genetic change in ________________ that occurs over time.
a. A cell
b. An individual
c. A population
d. A community
e. An ecosystem
4. The major source of variation in because is
a. Mutation
b. Genetic drift
c. Sexual reproduction
d. Asexual reproduction
e. Genetic recombination
5. An abrupt change in the gene that results in genetic diversity is called
a. Mutation
b. Evolution
c. Speciation
d. Genetic drift
e. Genetic recombination