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Intro to Evolution

Intro to Evolution

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Tutorial

Is it correct to say that evolution is JUST a theory? Why or why not

Why was Darwin considered to be a “revolutionary?

Describe the transitional fossils associated with whale evolution. Include specific examples of these fossils and explain why they are considered to be whale ancestors

Describe the process of natural selection and how it affects hummingbird populations

Explain how DNA sequences are used to provide evidence of common ancestry

Why is the theory of evolution an important theory for doctors and the field of medicine? How does the theory affect the way illnesses and treatments are approached

Many mainstream religions do not find a conflict between faith and evolution. Describe how a person can reconcile what the bible says with what science says and include your own views about whether you think a person can believe in God and also understand the Theory of Evolution