Chapter 21: The Evidence for Evolution

Must Know

Galapagos Islands
Darwin's Finches
Evidence that Natural Selection causes
___changes in organisms
Peppered moths and industrial melanism
Artificial selection and examples
Fossil evidence and examples
How we explain gaps in the fossil record
How we date fossils
Half-life
Whale missing links - some key steps in evolution
Horse evolution - some key steps
Homology and homologous structures - examples
Vestigial structures and examples
Criticisms of Darwin and how they were answered
___by today's scientists

Instructor: Professor Clyde Herreid, herreid@buffalo.edu
and Professor Fourtner: fourtner@buffalo.edu
Web site: http://www.bio200.buffalo.edu