DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: 1. In what way is the modern-day theory of evolution more complete than Darwin's?
2. Discuss how a population of bacteria becomes resistant to antibiotics. How does this relate to Darwin's theory of natural selection?
3. Summarize the main components of the evolutionary process. How do these apply to individuals?
4. Hypothesize what the world would be like if significant numbers of dinosaur species had managed to escape extinction.
5. Explain the statement: “Natural selection acts on populations, not individuals.”
6. What criteria must be met in order for an explanation to be considered scientific?
EVALUATION: You can evaluate each student's work using the following three-point rubric: