Up 12 is due Wednesday April 14, 2004, at 9:30 am
at the lecture notes and do the readings before (or while) doing the Warm
Up. You may need to look terms up in the book's glossary or on the CD (or
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The following three questions refer to material
you were to read in preparation for class. These questions require you to
write a three or four sentence response. It is OK to answer 'I don't know'
- but STATE WHY you are confused! (Don't just say 'I don't know' - you probably
DO!) Each WarmUp worth 3 points if answered on time and must be submitted
via the web. See notes page for prior Warm Ups and student responses.
QUESTION 1: What is the
difference between a theory and a belief?
You may want to look these terms up before answering. Be as specific as you
can, and give an example of each.
QUESTION 2: What does the term Survival of the Fittest
mean? How does the environment influence the
survival of an organism?
Please read this short and easy webpage
Primate Origins: An Introduction" (will open in a new window so you
won't lose your answers!) After reading this article, particularly the 4th
paragraph, how would you respond to this statement: "Humans evolved from
chimpanzees"? Can you think of a better way to state our relationships
to chimpanzees and other African apes that the statement above?
QUESTION 4: Totally Optional: (ie none
of my business): but if you would like to answer this, I would like to hear
your thoughts. I will not share these answers with the class. Do you feel
that there is an 'either / or' choice between your religious beliefs and evolutionary
theory - ie. that you must reject the idea of evolution because of your religious
beliefs, or that you can't believe in God if you accept the evidence for evolution?
Is it possible to have both a belief in God and an acceptance of the evidence
You can change your mind as many times as you like before hitting
Submit. Print this page before submitting if you want to keep a record of
your answers. You will get a confirmation box to let you know that your answers
were submitted, and will return to the N100 main page after submitting.