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Divine Design & Perfection Model

1. Who's associated with this?
2. Species viewed how?
3. Organisms move toward what?
4. Based on what?
1. Aristotle (Greek philosopher)
2. viewed on scale from simple to complex.
3. move towrd perfection
4. Divine intervention and design
What do fossils help do and who was the first to recognize fossils did this?
Fossils reveal organisms unlike any living today and were frist discovered by Leonardo da Vinci
What is the thoery behind aquired traits and who is mostly associated with it?
- "Aquired characteristics" could be passed on to offspring.
- Mostly Associated with Lamarck

EX. Giraffes - If you stretch the parents neck, offspring will have a longer neck. This theory was rejected due to understanding of genetic inheritance.
What is the "uniformitarian model" and who was it made famous by?
- Model of geological processes that showed evidence that the earth had to be billions of years old.
- Made famous by Lyell's Principle's of Geology
What is artificial selection?
- Theory that indicates that the characteristics of a species can be modified by selection.
- EX. Different breeds of dogs of the "Wild Cabbage" lineage
What are polulation limits?
- Limits put on population growth, such as amount of food, weathers
What is Darwin's theory?
Evolution occurs by Natural Selection
What are the four general observations of Darwin's Theory of Evolution?
1. Overproduction - species produce more off spring than will survive maturity
2. Variation - individuals in population vary, variation is heritable
3. Competition - competition for limited resources
4. Differential reproductive success - individuals that possess more favorable characteristics are more likey to suvive and reproduce