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UC Museum of Paleontology
Correspondence to the Next Generation Science Standards is indicated in parentheses after each relevant concept. See our conceptual framework for details.
- Through billions of years of evolution, life forms have continued to diversify in a branching pattern, from single-celled ancestors to the diversity of life on Earth today.
- Present-day life forms are descended from past life forms; all life is related. (LS4.A)
- Evolutionary relationships may be represented by branching trees (i.e. phylogenies or cladograms).