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Learning Exercise: Comparative anatomy support for evolutionary adaptations

Title:
Comparative anatomy support for evolutionary adaptations
Material:
Description:
Utilizing the students knowlege of anatomical and physiological adaptations,compare bone structure of the human, gorilla and baboon.
Course: Biology 1

Info

Submitted by:
Mary Rees
Date Last Modified:
November 21, 2002

Exercise

Submit a comparision of the bone structure of the human, gorilla and baboon
which supports the evolutionary relationship of these primates. Use your
knowledge of the anatomical and physiological adaptations.
Additional Information: see Grades in Webct class

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed

Topics

Evolution, Comparative Anatomy

Requirements

currently taking Biology

Learning Objectives

Use hands -on observations to establish relationships between species and understand these relationships in an evolutionary context

Type of Task

  • Individual

Technical Notes

Follow the directions in the General Site. Select Comparative Anatomy and select the bones, taxa and view you wish to compare. Click the "Compare" button.