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A small group of species have evolved into several different forms that live in different ways
process by which individuals that are better suited to their environment survive and reproduce most successfully; also called survival of the fittest
What was James Huttons and Charles Lyells thory about the age of Earth, as it's related to evolutoin?
The Earth was old enough for evolution to occur
What was Lamrack's main theory of evolution?
Lamarck believed that organisms tried to make themselves better during their lifetimes and that the improvements or changes they made would be passed on to their offspring.
What was Thomas Malthus' main theory about food and population growth? What organisms does his theory apply to?
If our population keeps growing then we're going to run out of food. Humans?
When lions prey on a herd of antelopes some antelopes are killed and some escape. Which concept of natural selection might describe this situation
Survival of the Fittest
In a population of finches one group has short thick beaks, another group has long narrow beaks. What type of selection is this?
One the Galapagos islands, Charles Darwin observed_______ species with traits best suited to their_______.
If a mutation of a new skin color of a lizard population is introduced, what might determine whether the frequency of new allele will increase?
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