Understanding Evolution

Evolution 101 Table of Contents
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1. An introduction to evolution
Evolution briefly defined and explained

2. The history of life: looking at the patterns
How does evolution lead to the tree of life?

3. Mechanisms: the processes of evolution
How does evolution work?

4. Microevolution
How does evolution work on a small scale?

5. Speciation
What are species anyway, and how do new ones evolve?

6. Macroevolution
How does evolution work on a grand scale?

7. The big issues
What are some of the big questions that evolutionary biologists are trying to answer?


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