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Evolution Study Guide

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This Evolution Study Guide course is the simplest way to master evolution. This course teaches all the essential evolution topics in a simple and fun video format and can help you prepare for exams or complete homework assignments or research projects.
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Ch 1. History & Theory of Evolution {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43137].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Origin of Life on Earth: Theories and Explanations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The History of Life on Earth: Timeline and Characteristics of Major Eras Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Theories of Evolution: Lamarck vs. Darwin Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Evolutionary Change: Definition and Forms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3126].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3126].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Evidence for Evolution: Paleontology, Biogeography, Embryology, Comparative Anatomy & Molecular Biology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Rates of Evolution: Punctuated Equilibrium & Molecular Clock Hypothesis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13800].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13800].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Genetic Variability and Random Mutation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Evolution of Life on Earth {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43138].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Cladograms and Phylogenetic Trees: Evolution Classifications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3128].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3128].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Evolution of Prokaryotes: Archaebacteria and Eubacteria Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Evolution of Protists: Importance & Evolutionary History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Evolution of Animals: Importance & Evolutionary History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3132].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3132].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Evolution of Humans: Characteristics & Evolutionary History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3133].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3133].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Living Primates: Evolution, Adaptation & Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Evolution Models of Human Origins {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43139].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Primates and Human Origin Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Human Fossil Record & Human Evolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27892].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27892].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Regional Continuity Model of Human Origin: Characteristics, Assertions & Critiques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Replacement Model of Human Origin: Attributes, Claims & Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Partial Replacement Model of Human Origin: Aspects, Theories & Critiques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Overview of DNA {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43140].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Basic Genetics: The Genome & Chromosomes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How is DNA Organized into Chromosomes? - Structure & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - DNA: Chemical Structure of Nucleic Acids & Phosphodiester Bonds Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - DNA: Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine, Thymine & Complementary Base Pairing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2180].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2180].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - DNA: Discovery, Facts, Structure & Function in Heredity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2181].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2181].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What Is DNA Replication? - Conservative, Semi-Conservative & Dispersive Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2560].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2560].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Genomic DNA Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Artificial & Natural Selection Theory of Evolution {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43141].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Charles Darwin: Voyages, Theories & Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17282].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17282].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Natural Selection & Adaptation: Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Natural Selection: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - An Example of Rapid Adaptation: The Peppered Moths Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13802].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13802].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Artificial Selection in Evolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Artificial Selection: Biology Lab Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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