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  1. Polygenic
  2. Cladogenesis
  3. Fixity of Species
  4. John Ray
  5. Mendel's 1st law
  1. a (Distinguised groups of plants and animals by their ability to mate with one another) English naturalist; defined the terms Genus and species. Genus: a group of closely related organisms. Species: a group of organisms that are structurally similar and can pass these similarities on to their off-spring (capable of mating or breeding to produce fertile offspring).
  2. b the notion that species, once created, can never change; an idea diametrically opposed to theories of biological evolution
  3. c principle of segregation
    - traits are controlled by discrete units (gene)
    - units come in pairs, offspring inherits one unit from each parent
  4. d Speciation through a branching mechanism whereby an ancestral population gives rise to two or more descendant populations.
  5. e describes a characteristic that is influenced by many genes

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. pattern of evolution in which long stable periods are interrupted by brief periods of more rapid change
  2. a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
    - a haploid reproductive cell that unites with another haploid reproductive cell to form a zygote
  3. The physical traits that appear in an individual as a result of its gentic make up.
  4. - an approach to research
    - observation -> hypothesis -> experimentation -> interpretation -> report results
    a series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions
  5. a specific sequence of three adjacent bases on a strand of DNA or RNA that provides genetic code information for a particular amino acid

5 True/False Questions

  1. Allelesequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines a trait
    - , A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait


  2. RNAribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins


  3. Complementarycharacteristic of nucleic acids in which the sequence of bases on one strand determines the sequence of bases on the other


  4. Allele Frequencythe number of times an allele occurs in a gene pool, compared to the total number of alleles in that pool for the same gene


  5. Philosophie Zoologiquethe field of inquiry that studies human culture and evolutionary aspect of human biology; includes cultural, archaeology, linguistics, and physical/biological anthropology


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