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  1. Phyletic Gradualism
  2. Gregor Mendel
  3. Recombination
  4. Anthropology
  5. Microevolution
  1. a Father of genetics. Experimented with pea plants and discovered law of dominance, ind. assortment, and segregation.
  2. b the field of inquiry that studies human culture and evolutionary aspect of human biology; includes cultural, archaeology, linguistics, and physical/biological anthropology
  3. c evolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that can lead to a new subspecies
    - evolution on the smallest scaleā€”a generation-to-generation change in the frequencies of alleles within a population
  4. d speciation hypothesis rooted in uniformitarianism. The hypothesis states that species continue to adapt to new environmental and biological selection pressures over the course of their history, gradually becoming new species
  5. e (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
  2. describes a characteristic that is influenced by many genes
  3. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
  4. ability of an organism to survive and reproduce in its environment
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Binomial Nomenclaturea system for giving each organism a two-word scientific name that consists of the genus name followed by the species name


  2. Linguistic Anthropology- language and perception
    - relationships between living languages
    - origins of language


  3. BottleneckA stressful period in which few organisms of a population survive, resulting in loss of genetic variation in the population.


  4. Taxonomysimilarity between two species that is due to convergent evolution rather than to descent from a common ancestor with the same trait


  5. DNAsequence 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