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Zoology 101

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What is the correct hierarchy order for the animal kingdom?
Kingdom
Phylum
Order
Family
Genus
Species
What are 3 examples of Biological unity?
Cell Biology
Genetics
Genes
What are the five Characteristics of science?
Grounded by "natural Laws"
Explainable
Testable
Subject to Change
Falsifiable
What are the steps of the scientific method in the correct order?
Observation
Hypothesis
experiment
data
conclusion
support/reject data
science is only considered science if it can be ________.
tested
what are the 3 eras in which science is normally divided?
Predarwin
darwin
neodarwin
The idea in which organisms arose was dominated by _______ ________.
natural theology
All living organisms share a __________ ___________.
Common Ancestor
What theory did Hutton propose?
And what did this theory mean?
Gradualism.
Changes in the earth are slow and continuos over time.
Who proposed the theory of Uniformitarianism?
George Lyell.
What is the theory of uniformitarianism?
laws of physics and chemistry are UNIFORM.

Changes occur SLOW AND WITHOUT DIRECTION.
what ship did Darwin sail while serving as a naturalist?
the HMS Beagle
Why was it important to know that Darwin studied animals within close range yet on different islands?
Because though the animals may have been of the same species, there were a few subtle differences between the species on each island.
Who was the first to suggest that species change over time?
John Baptiste Lamark
How is variation and inheritence of aquired traits relevent to darwin's theory of evolution?
Darwin believed that the short neck giraffes developed long necks over time in order to reach the taller trees, thus allowing them to survive by adjusting to the new surroundings.

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