A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Social Behavior of Animals.
To distinguish between the ‘scientific’ and ‘everyday’ usage of key vocabulary terms using Everyday Words in Science.
Covers violent behavior in primates and how this relates evolutionarily to humans. Looks at the scientific method and assumptions and prejudices people have brought to research.
Covers social insects and behaviors that come with societies. It looks at relationships between ant colonies and evolution has led some species to become totally dependent on slaves and others on farming.
Addresses the use of the term “living fossils” pointing out that organisms change genetically if not phenotypically, thus “Living Fossil” is a misnomer. Provides another angle from which to understand natural selection.
An overview of animal behavior, such as innate, learned, social, cyclic, and reproductive behaviors is given in this study guide. It also gives a brief review of the nature-nurture debate.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Social Behavior of Animals.