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  1. derived
  2. dendrochronology
  3. yde girl
  4. fossil
  5. speciation
  1. a any mineralized trace or impression of an organism that has been preserved in the earth's crust from past geologic time.
  2. b a body from the netherlands in a peat bog
  3. c a technique of chronometric dating based on the number of rings of growth found in a tree trunk.
  4. d the process of forming new species
  5. e characteristics that define a group of organisms and that did not exist in ancestral populations; modified from ancestral condition, thus traits that are diognostic of particular evolutionary lineages

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the natural remains of plants and animals found in the archaeological record
  2. according to the theory of plate tectonics, the movement of continents embedded in underlying plates on the earth's surface in relation to one another over the history of life on earth
  3. the durable aspects of culture, such as tools, structures, and art
  4. In archeology and paleoanthropology, designating an event, object, or fossil as being older or younger than another
  5. a factor that seperates breeding populations, thereby preventing gene flow, creating divergent subspecies and ultimately (if maintained) divergent species

5 True/False questions

  1. ancestralcharacteristics that define a group of organisms that are due to shared ancestry; present in both the living species and ancestral forms (share with all)

          

  2. Sitesplaces containing archaeological remains of previous human activity are known as sites

          

  3. law of competitive exclusionrapid diversification of an evolving population as it adapts to a variety of available niches

          

  4. palynologythe study of how bones and other materials come to be preserved in the earth as fossils

          

  5. coprolitesplaces containing archaeological remains of previous human activity are known as sites

          

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