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1. Topics 7.1-7.5: Natural Selection and Population Genetics

Natural Selection and Population Genetics Student Learning Guide

  1. Topics 7.1 – 7.3, Part 1: Natural and Artificial Selection

  2. Topics 7.1 – 7.3, Part 2: Sexual Selection

  3. Topics 7.4 -7.5, Part 1: Understanding Allele Frequencies

  4. Topics 7.4 -7.5, Part 2: The Hardy-Weinberg Equation

  5. Topics 7.4 -7.5, Part 3: The Hardy-Weinberg Principle

  6. Topics 7.4 -7.5, Part 4: Natural Selection in Gene Pools 

  7. Topics 7.4 -7.5, Part 5: Mutation, Heterozygote advantage, and Genetic Drift

  8. Topics 7.4 -7.5, Part 6: Natural Selection and Population Genetics Cumulative Flashcards and Quiz (Speed Challenge)


2. Topics 7.6 – 7.8: Evidence for Evolution, Common Ancestry, and Continuing Evolution 

Evidence for Evolution Student Learning Guide

  1. Topics 7.6 – 7.8, Part 1: What Constitutes Evidence for Evolution? Historical Observations

  2. Topics 7.6 – 7.8, Part 2: Homologous and Vestigial structures

  3. Topics 7.6 – 7.8, Part 3: The Fossil Record

  4. Topics 7.6 – 7.8, Part 4: Biogeography, Analogous Traits, and Convergent Evolution

  5. Topics 7.6 – 7.8, Part 5: Embryological, Molecular, and Genetic Evidence

  6. Topics 7.6 – 7.8, Part 6: Evidence for Evolution Cumulative Flashcards and Multiple Choice Quiz


3. Topic 7.9: Phylogeny and Classification

Phylogeny and Classification Student Learning Guide

  1. Topic 7.9, Part 1: Naming and Classifying Species

  2. Topic 7.9, Part 2: Clades and Phylogenetic Trees

  3. Topic 7.9, Part 3: Clades, Taxonomy, and Molecular Clocks


4. Topics 7.10 – 7.12: Speciation, Variation, and Extinction

Speciation, Variation, and Extinction Student Learning Guide

  1. Topics 7.10 – 7.12, Part 1: What is a Species?

  2. Topics 7.10 – 7.12, Part 2: Allopatric speciation

  3. Topics 7.10 – 7.12, Part 3: Sympatric speciation and Adaptive Radiation

  4. Topics 7.10 – 7.12, Part 4: Extinction

  5. Topics 7.10 – 7.12, Part 5: Speciation and Extinction: Cumulative  Flashcards and Quiz


6. Topic 7.13: Origin and Early Evolution of Life

Origin and Early Evolution of Life Student Learning Guide

  1. Topic 7.13, Part 1: When Life Began; Key Steps in the Emergence of Life

  2. Topic 7.13, Part 2: Abiotic Formation of Monomers and the Miller-Urey Experiment

  3. Topic 7.13, Part 3: Making Polymers, and the RNA World. 

  4. Topic 7.13: Part 4: Where it all happened. Alkaline hydrothermal vents are a promising location for life’s origins.


7. Unit 7 Cumulative Objectives, Flashcards, and Quizzes