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1 Convergent Evolution Tamer Fahel Hanna Inoue Forrest Walker Summer Reed

2 Evolution by Tamer Fahel 1. Traits passed one generation to next. 2. Offspring can stay same or change. 3. Long periods of time to change. 4. Natural Selection stronger offspring is born.

3 Microevolution by Forrest Walker Small changes over small amounts of time. Microevolution is caused by mutation ect. Variants in color are a form of microevolution Animals adjusting to camouflage is an example

4 Examples of Microevolution By Hanna Inoue Ex.1: Similarities- fur thickness in cats Ex.2: Similarities- hair texture in people Ex.3: Similarities- coat color in horses Ex.4: Similarities- hoof color in horses

5 Macroevolution Major Changes over long periods of time Macroevolution is a large change in a species Amphibians are an example of macroevolution Fish grew lungs and legs and became amphibians

6 Examples of Macroevolution By Hanna Inoue Ex.1: Bone structure in mammals similar Ex.2: Elephant shrew and elephant similar Hyracotherium similar to horse except feet T-Rex similar to chicken– walking form

7 Evolution Theory by Summer Reed Developed by Charles Darwin in 1800’s “Tree of Life” – Everything connected All organisms have common ancestor All organisms have same DNA structure

8 Bibliography by Summer Reed “Darwin’s Theory of Evolution”; of-evolution.htm of-evolution.htm “Evolution – Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia”; “Darwinian Evolution”; evolution-faq.htm evolution-faq.htm


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