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  1. Erasmus Darwin
  2. Mendel's 1st law
  3. Mendel's Method
  4. Taxonomy
  5. Archaeology Anthropology
  1. a (Wrote that species change over time) Englishman, 1731-1802, grandfather of Charles Darwin, wrote concepts of time for life to evolve, competition of resources, and the importance of environment in the evolutionary process
  2. b - used 2 distinct traits with 2 contrasts
    - yellow and green seeds, tall and short heights
    - saw what traits were dominant
  3. c practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
  4. d - study of material remains of past culture
    - artifactual record
    - dating artifacts
  5. e principle of segregation
    - traits are controlled by discrete units (gene)
    - units come in pairs, offspring inherits one unit from each parent

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
  2. the field of inquiry that studies human culture and evolutionary aspect of human biology; includes cultural, archaeology, linguistics, and physical/biological anthropology
  3. (Principal of population) Eighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.
  4. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  5. - a provisional explanation of a phenomenon
    - must be falsifiable
    possible explanation for a set of observations or possible answer to a scientific question

5 True/False questions

  1. Macroevolutionevolution 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


  2. Cultural Anthropology- the study of human biology within an evolutionary framework


  3. PrimatologySimilarity in characteristics resulting from a shared ancestry.


  4. Georges Cuvier(Father of comparative anatomy) 1769-1832, opponent of Lamarck, introduced the concept of extinction to explain the disappearance of animals represented by fossils


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