Biological Science

Chapter 24: The History of Life

Figure Review

This is an on-line version of the green Figure Review questions and exercises included with many of the figures in your textbook. Each question includes the figure number from the book to help you complete the requested task. Use this version to quickly and easily submit your work to your instructor or teaching assistant.

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Figure 24.2
On the figure in your textbook (page 468), label the head, wings, neck, legs, toes, tail, and ribs on this Archaeopteryx specimen. Outline the extent of its feathers. Describe how you've labeled the figure.  

To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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Box 24.1, Figure 1
How fast does this clock tick? That is, what percentage of amino acids in hemoglobin change over 100 million years, on average?  

To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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Figure 24.8
Next to the illustration of each animal on this evolutionary tree (page 474 in your textbook), write the number of Hox genes it has. List your data here.  

To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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Figure 24.13
Why is the presence of shocked quartz and microtektites in rock layers dated to 65 million years ago considered evidence that supports the impact hypothesis?  

To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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Figure 24.14
Why did the artist show material splashing onto the southeastern portion of North America?  

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