Evolution

mutation change in DNA sequence that affects genetic information artificial selection nature provided variation, humans selected the variations that they found useful fossil preserved remains or evidence of an ancient organism population group of individuals of the same species that live in the same area sediments matter deposited by water or wind convergent evolution process by which unrelated things independently …

EQ 6.1, 6.2, 7.1 & 7.2

EQ 6.1 Controllability of Systems: Lighting Provide 90% of occupants with personal lighting control (task light) AND provide 100% of occupants with shared lighting control Provid a high level of lighting system control for ____________ and specific groups in multi-occupant spaces (e.g. clssrooms and conference areas) to promote the productivity comfort and wellbeing of building occupants individual occupants Provide light …

Ecology Exam 1.3

Cost Benefit/Analysis Determined by natural selection, decisions result in tradeoffs or compromises with optimize reproductive fitness over lifespan. Decision Levels Evolutionary/phylogenetic – age of reproduction, levels under direct individual control – where to forage. Reproductive Value Current reproductive success + future reproductive potential. Future Reproductive Success Future survivorship + future fecundity. Fecundity Ability to reproduce as an organism surives over …

Walking Benefits

Walking has several benefits that range from lowered blood pressure, to decrease in stress, and even mental health. Astonishingly, walking can alter the mental decline in women. According to a study performed in San Francisco at the University of California, 6,000 women, 65 and older, were researched on age-related memory decline. Surprisingly, the correlation between walking and mental decline was …