You will be writing 4 short essays and submitting as ONE DOCUMENT Below are the

You will be writing 4 short essays and submitting as ONE DOCUMENT
Below are the prompts:
Short Essay 1 (20 points)
Evolution
Address the following in your short essay:
What is Evolution? (5 pts)
What are the two major themes of evolution? (5 pts)
Describe the process of Natural Selection (5 pts)
Describe the 5 categories of evidence for common ancestry and examples of each. (5 pts) You should expect to write 3- 4 detailed paragraphs to earn full points. —
Short Essay 2 (20 points)
What are the 7 characteristics of life? Explain. (10 pts)
Explain the biological levels of life from the simplest to the complex forms.(10 pts).

Short Essay 3 ( 40 points)
What is the central dogma?
Address the following in your short essay:
What is the structure of DNA? (10pts)
Describe the process of transcription and the process of translation in detail. (10 pts)
Be sure to include appropriate terminology
Explain why this process supports the theory of common ancestry for all life. (10 pts)
Discuss Mendelian genetics. Explain the three laws of genetics. (10 pts)
You should expect to write 3-4 detailed paragraphs to earn full points

Short Essay 4 (20 points)
Climate Change
Address the following in your short essay:
What are greenhouse gasses? (5 pts)
Describe the greenhouse effect? (5 pts)
How has the climate been changing (10 pts)
You should expect to write 2- 3 detailed paragraphs to earn full points

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