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Ch 15: Evolution Basics

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Review the basics of evolution, including scientific evidence that supports evolution and modern evolutionary synthesis. These brief lessons are great for individuals preparing for an exam, or wanting to review the concept of evolution.

Evolution Basics - Chapter Summary

In these lessons, you'll receive an overview of evolution. Topics covered include evolutionary change, population genetics, and Earth's history. You'll also review the beliefs of scientists like Darwin and Mendel. After completing the chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Discuss the correlation between population genetics and the environment
  • Explore scientific evidence supporting evolution
  • Describe evolutionary change during Earth's history
  • Define modern evolutionary synthesis

Our subject matter experts present the information in these short video lessons using plenty of examples to ensure the material is easy to understand. You can use the Help feature to submit questions to instructors if you get stuck on a topic. The timelines in the lessons let you easily navigate to specific topics. A brief multiple-choice quiz is available for each lesson to test your knowledge. You can also print the lesson quizzes and use them as worksheets.

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