process by which individuals that are better suited to their environment survive and reproduce most successfully.
change over time
genetic differences among the same species
a trait that gives an organism an advantage
a measurement of how well an organism survives and reproduces
idea that organisms have common ancestors
create of different species from a single common ancestor
change in DNA
mineralized remains of an organsm
using chemicals in the rock to figure out how old it is
dating a rock based off what layer of rock it was found in
similar bone structures that indicate that organisms may have descended from a common ancestor
left over evolutionary "junk"
comparing embryos to look for evolutionary similarities