Project #10072 - task 3, bio

 

Please Note: All answers must be in your own words. To display understanding you must not copy word for word any source.

 

Question 1 (4 marks)

Technological advances often result in new information about classification. Sometimes this new information will change the way scientists will classify these organisms.

a. Name a primate group that is now classified in a different way on the basis of

new information provided by technological advances. 1

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b. What were the technological advances that lead to the collection of this new information? 2 _________________________________________________________________________

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c. Name ONE piece of new information that was collected from this technological advance. 1

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Question 2 (14 marks)

a) (i) Construct a table to compare fossil evidence of THREE species of Hominin

characteristics including body structure, cranial capacity and inferred cultural. 6

 

(ii) List FOUR references you used to answer question 2. (Do not use Wikipedia as

a reference) 2

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(iii) State how you assessed the reliability of the data collected from 2 a. 2

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(b) Gather, process and analyse information from secondary sources to outline the

contributions of Robert Broom and Phillip Tobias to our understanding of human

evolution. 4

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Question 3 (8 marks)

The diagrams below represent TWO models of human migration and evolution.

 

a) Name the TWO models represented above. 2

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b) Outline and examine the evidence that supports the pattern of human migration

represented in Figure 1. 3

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c) Outline and examine the evidence that supports the pattern of human migration

represented in Figure 2. 3

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Question 4 (3 marks)

Describe polymorphism in human phenotypes and using ONE example analyse its evolutionary significance.

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Question 5 (5 marks)

Use secondary sources to complete the table below.

The aim of this table is to compare humans with another primate.

YOU MUST CREATE THE TABLE. 3ACROSS, 6DOWN

ACROSS

 

Feature

 

Human

 

Gorilla

 

DOWN

 

Length of juvenile stage

 

Care of young

 

Development of, and size of, social groups

 

Use of tools

 

Communication

 

Systems

 

Question 6 (6 marks)

Explain the possible effects of increases population mobility , modern medicine and genetic evolution on human evolution.

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ANSWER ONLY WHAT THE SPACES PREMIT! NO PLAGERISM!

Subject Science
Due By (Pacific Time) 08/07/2013 12:00 am
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