I'm working on an article discussing "Trends in Evolution", to be written for a broad audience interested in science, but not experts. I've already narrowed it down to a few sub-topics to focus on, but I would like some advice on figures.
I am working on figures to succinctly illustrate how evolution works, while also addressing common misconceptions. What do you think? How can I improve these? What have I unwittingly misrepresented? Which do you like best?
1. Evolution is the gradual change of populations over time, not distinct transitions between species.
2. Individuals mutate, populations evolve
3. Individuals represent a subset of variation within populations. Populations evolve.