Why Should Students Learn Evolution?, Brian Alters and Sandra Alters

Flashcard maker : William Hopper
biological
biological
evolution is the basic context of all the ________ sciences
thread
take away evolution, and all that is left is disparate facts without the ________ that ties them all together
unifying
evolution is the explanatory framework, the ________ theory
biology
________ can be understood fully only in an evolutionary context
history. relationships
in explaining how the organisms of today got to be the way they are, evolution helps make sense out of the _______ of life and explains _______ among species
why
evolutionary explanations answer the ______ questions of biology
unifying
evolution is a ______ theme among many sciences
relatedness. history
evolution answers the question of the unity and similarity of life by its _________ and shared _______
form
explains why ______ is adapted to function
frequency. nature. distribution
helps researchers understand the ________, ________, and _________ of genetic disease
systematics
the branch of biology that studies the classification of life
cladistics
predominant method used in systematics. classifies organisms with respect to their phylogenetic relationships -those based on their evolutionary history
developmental biology
example of a biological subdiscipline enriched by an evolutionary perspective
behavior
the study of human and animal _______ can be enhanced by an evolutionary perspective
geology
the study of the history of the earth, especially as recorded in rocks
paleontology
the study of fossils

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