the church's belief that the earth was the center of the universe
Galileo's theory that the sun was the center of the universe
Published the origin of Species and the theory of evolution
in 1925, a general science teacher broke the Tennessee law against teaching "any theory that denies the story of the divine creation of man as taught in the Bible, and to teach instead that man has descended from a lower order of animal." he was found guilty and fined
8-12 billion years
how old is the universe?
4.6 billion years
when was earth formed?
3.5 billion years
how old is bacteria?
found in ethiopia in 1974
3.2 million year old ancestor of humans
4.4 million year old ancestor of humans
found in ethiopia
.13 million years
when homo sapiens arise
3.5 billion to present
evolution of all forms of life
12000 years ago
when did the domestication process begin?
invented in the 1940s to get rid of pests and as a miracle for farmers that was safe to use on plants and crops
the concentration of pesticides in higher levels of food chains
what banned DDT in 1972?
take a gene from an animal or plant and insert it into an agricultural plant. -> the engineered agricultural plant makes the protein specified by the inserted gene.
the first domesticated animal.
What environmental factor may have caused a decline in peregrine falcons?
good plants for diets, for medically important proteins, and to be pest resistant
What is good about genetically engineered plants?
Plants could contain pesticides
the bad about genetically engineered plants?
species in food webs have evolved together so they are dependent on the presence of each other
an example of coevolution
where are gypsy moths from?
what was brought from Europe to North America for honey production?
when bee keepers in brazil crossed the european honeybee with the african honeybee the african queens escaped and hybridized in the wild to form this...
what arrived in Alabama on a boat from South America in the 1930?
the variety of all the genes, species, and natural communities that exist within a particular place
how many species go extinct annually?
it has been gone for 50 years
how do we know if something is extinct?
less than 3%
how much of the earth's water is fresh?
how much percent of water is available to drink?
how much does an average FW resident use water?
the most commonly taken type of prescription drug
how many people ages 5 years old and older are on antidepressants?
how many Americans have ADHD?
depression is the leading cause of disability among U.S. adults from what ages?
what percent of people diagnosed with depression do not seek help?
reactive, emotional, eventually recover, psychological disorder.
chronic, chemically based, can occur for no reason, biological disease
oxycontin, hydrocodone, morphine,
xanax, valium, rohypnol
ritalin, adderall, cocaine
protects internal organs and tissues from exposure to pathogens, and prevents water loss
a disease caused by a deficiency in vitamin d
a pigment that gives skin its color
deadliest type of skin cancer
does not cause sunburn, reaches deeper into the skin and contributes to wrinkles and may increase risk of melanomas
causes sunburns, damages DNA, necessary for Vitamin D synthesis