The History of Evolutionary Thought. Aristotle (384-322 B.C.). Ladder of Life 2 types of animals – those w/ blood & those w/o Animals classified by their way of life Plants by structure Observation of various marine life anatomy was remarkably accurate Distinguished whales from dolphins.
Carol von Linné (1707 – 1778)
“Father of Taxonomy”
Darwin’s theory suggests that in a species:
The contribution an individual
makes to the gene pool
of the next generation relative
to contributions of other
Offspring should be fertile
The Hardy-Weinberg principle is like a Punnett square for populations, instead of individuals.
Homologous Structures populations, instead of individuals.