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Theories of Evolution

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Theories of Evolution

  1. 1. THEORIES OF EVOLUTION<br />Roma Nadeem<br />Nicola Earl<br />Danielle Minnett<br />
  2. 2. Stephen Jay Gould<br /><ul><li> Died May 20, 2002 at age 61
  3. 3. Paleontologist
  4. 4. Evolutionary Biologist
  5. 5. Professor at Harvard
  6. 6. Intellectual Badass</li></li></ul><li>Niles Eldredge<br /><ul><li> Works at the American Museum of Natural History
  7. 7. Went to Columbia University
  8. 8. In 1972 he worked with Gould to develop the theory of Punctuated Equilibrium</li></li></ul><li>Cladogenesis<br />The splittinga speciesintodifferentbreeds.<br />
  9. 9. PhyleticGradualism<br /><ul><li>Slow steady divergence of speciesintobreeds
  10. 10. Slow genetic modification of a population over a long period of time</li></li></ul><li>PunctuatedEquilibrium<br />Evolutionary change happening in whatseems to be short burstsaccording to fossilevidence<br />WATCH THIS!...or else. Hehe.<br />
  11. 11. Stasis<br />
  12. 12. Isolation<br />
  13. 13. StrongSelection and Rapid Evolution<br />
  14. 14. No Preservation<br />
  15. 15. Reintroduction<br />
  16. 16. Out Competition<br />
  17. 17. Stasis<br />
  18. 18. Key Terms<br />Cladogenesis<br />Phyletic Gradualism<br />Punctuated Equilibrium<br />The splitting a speciesintodifferentbreeds.<br />Slow steady divergence of species into breeds<br />Evolutionary change that happens in short bursts <br />
  19. 19. Key Terms<br />Breed<br />Species<br />Stasis<br />Isolation<br />A group within a species<br />A taxonomic group in which the members can reproduce<br />The stable state of a species, in which there is little change<br />The seclusion of a certain amount of a population<br />
  20. 20. Bibliography<br /><ul><li>"Evolution 101: The Big Issues." Understanding Evolution. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 May 2010. <http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/VIIA1aHypotheses.shtml>.
  21. 21. "Evolution 101: The Big Issues." Understanding Evolution. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 May 2010. <http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/VIIA1bPunctuated.shtml>.
  22. 22. "Niles Eldredge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 May 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niles_Eldredge>.
  23. 23. "Species, Speciation and the Environment (ActionBioscience)."ActionBioscience - promoting bioscience literacy. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 May 2010. </li></ul><http://www.actionbioscience.org/evolution/eldredge.html>.<br /><ul><li>"Species, Speciation and the Environment (ActionBioscience)."ActionBioscience - promoting bioscience literacy. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 May 2010. <http://www.actionbioscience.org/evolution/eldredge.html>.
  24. 24. "Species, Speciation and the Environment (ActionBioscience)."ActionBioscience - promoting bioscience literacy. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 May 2010. <http://www.actionbioscience.org/evolution/eldredge.html>.
  25. 25. "Stephen Jay Gould - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 May 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Step</li>

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