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Evolution Intro Evolution Intro Presentation Transcript

    • LAUNCH
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    Negative mutation Beneficial mutation Gain-of-function mutation Loss-of-function mutation Example Definition Term
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    • A theory is a group of ideas or rules that are used to explain an event
    • A theory is supported by facts . The stronger the support , the stronger the theory
    • What are some other theories you can think of?
    • Evolution – a slow change in the characteristics of a species over time.
    • We use evolution to understand the diversity of life
    • Evolution is the core of biology
    • The idea that organisms with less -favorable traits are less likely to survive and pass on traits to the next generation.
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faRlFsYmkeY
    • The theory of Creationism or Intelligent Design
      • the belief that everything is created from a higher power
    • ~45% of the population are creationists.
    • ~45% believe in a evolutionary process guided by God.
    • ~5-10% accept naturalistic evolution with no explicit divine involvement.
    • Charles Darwin is considered to be the founder of modern evolutionary theory.
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    • Scientific theories are factual statements about Nature.
    • Good theories are logically supported and withstand multiple tests.
    • The Theory of Evolution mostly describes how change occurred after complex life arose.
    • Evolution is not the
    • same as the Big Bang
    • Theory
    • Evolution does not support or deny so much as ignore the existence of a “higher being”.