Biol 467 Evolution     Fall 2014


Peter Houde, Professor of Biology

Foster Hall Room 259

telephone 505 646 6019


office hours: Friday  4:00-5:00 or by appointment


View this page for

announcements of changes and updates in schedules of class, exams, and assignments

downloadable copies of printed materials distributed in class

study guides and sample exam questions




Review Session Wednesday Dec 3 at 4PM in Foster Hall room 231

Final Exam Wednesday Dec 10 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM in Foster Hall room 231  - late-comers will not be admitted after the first person leaves -



Example Exam Questions


      Exam 2


Study Guides for Exams

      Study Guide for Exam1

      Study Guide for Exam 2

   Homework problem set - for exam 2


Presentations: require Acrobat Reader


    A Case for Evolution - Development of Thought



       Origins of Variation


   Measuring Evolution

       Random Allelic Variation  

    Nonrandom Allelic Variation


    Early Vertebrates

    Evolution of Tetrapods

    Evolution of Birds

    Evolution of Mammals

    Evolution of Horses

    Evolution of Primates


Really Amusing Links (these are for real - not jokes!)

    "The earth is not moving" from The Fair Education Foundation, Inc.

    "Franklin's Lightning-rod" from A. D. White's 1898 "A History of the Warfare of Science with the Theology in Christendom." 

    "Project Pterosaur" from  R. Paley & Fellowship University