Evolution Course

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"Evolution—An Introduction" by Roger Abrantes

“Evolution—An Introduction” by Roger Abrantes

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Evolution is the process of change in all forms of life over generations; evolutionary biology is the study of how evolution occurs. Behavior as a tool in the struggle for survival and reproduction. It was Charles Darwin in his ‘The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection’ (1859) who first formulated the hypothesis that species evolved as a result of the struggle for life, i.e. as a result of natural selection, where the fittest had an advantage.

“Evolution—An Introduction” is written by Roger Abrantes, Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology and Ethology.

Course level: Beginner. This course is an introduction to evolution and essential to the understanding of behavior, its development, and evolution.

Content of the course and textbook

This course consists of four lessons.

Lesson 1 — Introduction to evolution. The theory of evolution.
Lesson 2 — How evolution works. Is evolution a fact?
Lesson 3 — The selfish gene. Population control. Is DNA infallible?
Lesson 4 — Variation, natural selection, adaptation, evolution. The origin of life and the origin of species.

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Once you’re ready for it, take the tests. You may take a test as many times as you like. We recommend you re-take tests once a year as a self-imposed quality control.

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Lessons:

Evolution Lesson Four

Duration: 4 hoursAuthor: Roger AbrantesComplexity: Standard

Variation, natural selection, adaptation, evolution. The origin of life and the origin of species.