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Mats of log and root masses washed out from flooding rivers.
What are Plate Tectonics and how do they affect the Galapagos Islands?
Plate tectonics are the study of the plates that lie under the earth's crust, and how they move and they help form volcanoes and move them so more volcanoes form making the Galapagos islands.
What makes the Galapagos Islands unique?
The animals that live there have evolved there and nowhere else and the huge crosss-section and diversity of life.
What do Humans share a common ancestor with?
Why does evolution occur?
Separation of organisms by geographic features, gradual change of habitat or climate, and/or increased competition with other species.
Name 1 thing that is evidence for evolution.
Adaptations/fossil evidence/comparative anatomy/comparative embryology/ comparative biochemistry/plate tectonics.
What is Natural Selection?
Reproduction, variation, survival of the fittest, and accumulation.
What is the name of the boat that Darwin on which he sailed?
The HMS Begal.
Where are the Galapagos islands located?
In the Pacific ocean, near Ecuador, on the equator
What is Charles Darwin's occupation?
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