Explain the mechanisms of the theory of evolution.
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analyze data from fossil records, similarities in anatomy and physiology, embryological studies and DNA studies that are relevant to the theory of evolution.
Explain the role of mutations and gene recombination in changing a population of organisms.
Compare modern day descendants of extinct species and propose possible scientific accounts for their present appearance.
describe the factors (e.g., isolation, differential reproduction) affecting gene frequency in a population over time and their consequences.
describe and differentiate between the roles of natural selection and genetic drift.