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32 terms
Evolution
Natural Selection
Evolution
Speciation
Charles Darwin
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A process typically caused by the genetic isolation from a ma…
English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolutio…
Natural Selection
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
24 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Artificial Selection
Natural Selection
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
The process by which humans breed other animals and plants fo…
The process whereby organisms better adapted to their environ…
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
16 terms
Evolution
Natural Selection
Evolution
Inheritance
Mutation
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
A change in gene frequencies of a population over time
The process in which genetic material is passed from parents…
A change in DNA that can aid the organism in survival or limi…
Natural Selection
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Evolution
A change in gene frequencies of a population over time
17 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Artificial Selection
Direct Observation
Fossil Record
The change in the characteristics of a population from one ge…
Process of breeding domestic plants and animals to produce sp…
Observable changes in populations over short time periods. Le…
Shows us the intermediate species. (The remains or impression…
Evolution
The change in the characteristics of a population from one ge…
Artificial Selection
Process of breeding domestic plants and animals to produce sp…
41 terms
Evolution
Species
Natural Selection
Theory
Adaptation
organisms belonging to a group of organisms that having commo…
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
A well-substantiated, well-supported explanation of some aspe…
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Species
organisms belonging to a group of organisms that having commo…
Natural Selection
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
12 terms
Evolution
evolution
adaptation
variation
mutation
A change in a species inherited characteristics over time
An inherited trait that helps an organism survive and reprodu…
Differences in traits between members of the same species
A change in the DNA sequence
evolution
A change in a species inherited characteristics over time
adaptation
An inherited trait that helps an organism survive and reprodu…
21 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
29 terms
Evolution
Natural Selection
Evolution
Speciation
Charles Darwin
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A process typically caused by the genetic isolation from a ma…
English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolutio…
Natural Selection
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
30 terms
evolution
artificial selection
natural selection
evolution
derived trait
Breeding organisms with specific traits in order to produce o…
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
New feature that had not appeared in common ancestors
artificial selection
Breeding organisms with specific traits in order to produce o…
natural selection
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
24 terms
Evolution
Fossil
Biochemistry
Anatomy
Evolution
The remains or impression of an organism preserved in petrifi…
The branch of Biology dealing with the chemicals and chemical…
The branch of science concerned with the physical structure o…
The process by which populations change over time.
Fossil
The remains or impression of an organism preserved in petrifi…
Biochemistry
The branch of Biology dealing with the chemicals and chemical…
39 terms
Evolution
Theory of Evolution
Charles Darwin
evolution
natural selection
the best scientific explanation for both the unity and divers…
Father of Evolution
change in allele frequency over time; process by which modern…
natures way of selecting the best a particular environment; a…
Theory of Evolution
the best scientific explanation for both the unity and divers…
Charles Darwin
Father of Evolution
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
14 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Charles Darwin
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Populations stay stable for long periods of time, interrupted…
Father of evolution. Developed the theory of natural selection.
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
17 terms
Evolution
Analogous Structure
Fossil
Gene Pool
Genetic Drift
Structures of different species having similar or correspondi…
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms
Combined genetic information of all the members of a particul…
A change in the allele frequency of a population as a result…
Analogous Structure
Structures of different species having similar or correspondi…
Fossil
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms
39 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Primate
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Populations stay stable for long periods of time, interrupted…
A group of mammals that include all monkeys, apes, and humans…
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
23 terms
Evolution
evolution
artificial selection
fitness
adaptation
change over time
Selection by humans for breeding of useful traits from the na…
Ability of an organism to survive and reproduce in its enviro…
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
evolution
change over time
artificial selection
Selection by humans for breeding of useful traits from the na…
13 terms
Evolution
4 processes of Biological Evolution
Gene
Gene Pool
Biological evolution
mutation, migration, genetic drift, and natural selection
A sequence of DNA the codes for a particular trait
All the genes present in a population
Changes in the genes of a population
4 processes of Biological Evolution
mutation, migration, genetic drift, and natural selection
Gene
A sequence of DNA the codes for a particular trait
29 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
27 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Charles Darwin
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Populations stay stable for long periods of time, interrupted…
Father of evolution. Developed the theory of natural selection.
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
20 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
20 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
20 terms
Evolution
theory
evolution
artificial selection
natural selection
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
A gradual change in the structure and physiology of plant and…
Breeding organisms with specific traits in order to produce o…
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
theory
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
evolution
A gradual change in the structure and physiology of plant and…
21 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
26 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Charles Darwin
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Populations stay stable for long periods of time, interrupted…
Father of evolution. Developed the theory of natural selection.
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
17 terms
Evolution
fossil
adaptation
evolution
scientific theory
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
adaptation
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Evolution
Evolution
Species
Levels of classification
Adaptation
The change in organisms over time
Similar individuals that can breed to produce fertile offspring
Kingdom: Animalia... Phylum: Chordata... Class: Mammalia... Order: Pri…
A special feature or characteristic that improves an organism…
Evolution
The change in organisms over time
Species
Similar individuals that can breed to produce fertile offspring
11 terms
Evolution
Fossil
Evolution
Extinction
Natural Selection
remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms tha…
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A term that typically describes a species that no longer has…
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Fossil
remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms tha…
Evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
Evolution
Evolution
adaptation
variation
Natural selection
A change over time. Modern organisms have descended from anci…
traits that allow an organism to be best suited for its envir…
a change in the appearance of an organism that will allow the…
When nature has selected you to have a trait that causes you…
Evolution
A change over time. Modern organisms have descended from anci…
adaptation
traits that allow an organism to be best suited for its envir…
50 terms
Evolution
Miller-Urey Experiment
organic molecules
RNA World Hypothesis
Endosymbiotic Theory
considered to be the classic experiment on how organic molecu…
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
hypothesis that RNA was the first genetic material, not DNA,…
theory that helps explain the complexity of eukaryotic cells;…
Miller-Urey Experiment
considered to be the classic experiment on how organic molecu…
organic molecules
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
15 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
27 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Primate
Charles Darwin
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
A group of mammals that include all monkeys, apes, and humans…
Father of evolution. Developed the theory of natural selection.
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
10 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Natural Selection
Convergent Evolution
Divergent Evolution
A change in a species over time that make it more suited to i…
Survival of the fittest. The organisms that survive and adapt…
Unrelated organisms that live in similar environments develop…
Related organisms living in different environments develop di…
Evolution
A change in a species over time that make it more suited to i…
Natural Selection
Survival of the fittest. The organisms that survive and adapt…
26 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Species
castastrophism
Gradualism
process of biological change by which descendants come to dif…
group capable of reproduction and having offspring
geological theory stating that natural disasters cause extinc…
Gradual change in a species through evolution
Evolution
process of biological change by which descendants come to dif…
Species
group capable of reproduction and having offspring
50 terms
Evolution
Miller-Urey Experiment
organic molecules
RNA World Hypothesis
Endosymbiotic Theory
considered to be the classic experiment on how organic molecu…
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
hypothesis that RNA was the first genetic material, not DNA,…
theory that helps explain the complexity of eukaryotic cells;…
Miller-Urey Experiment
considered to be the classic experiment on how organic molecu…
organic molecules
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
10 terms
Evolution
evolution
adaptation
analogous
homologous
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
used in biology to refer to body parts that have a similar fu…
Structures in different species that are similar because of c…
evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
adaptation
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
30 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
24 terms
Evolution
evolution
adaptation
variations
mutation
change over time
inherited characteristic that increases an organism's chance…
any difference between individuals of the same species
a random error in gene replication that leads to a change
evolution
change over time
adaptation
inherited characteristic that increases an organism's chance…
27 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Primate
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Populations stay stable for long periods of time, interrupted…
A group of mammals that include all monkeys, apes, and humans…
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
30 terms
Evolution
Natural Selection
Evolution
Speciation
Charles Darwin
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A process typically caused by the genetic isolation from a ma…
English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolutio…
Natural Selection
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
19 terms
Evolution
Adaptation
Evolution
Scientific Theory
Natural Selection
A trait that an organism is born with that helps it survive
The gradual change in a species over time
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
The process by which individuals that are better adapted to t…
Adaptation
A trait that an organism is born with that helps it survive
Evolution
The gradual change in a species over time
27 terms
Evolution
natural selection
phenotype
variations
directional selection
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
any difference between individuals of the same species
Natural selection that favors individuals at one end of the p…
natural selection
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
phenotype
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
30 terms
Evolution
microevolution
macroevolution
fossil
petrification
Change in allele frequencies in a population over generations.
Evolutionary change above the species level.
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock.
The filling or replacement of an organism's tissues with mine…
microevolution
Change in allele frequencies in a population over generations.
macroevolution
Evolutionary change above the species level.
17 terms
Evolution
scientific theory of evolution
trait
species
adaptation
states that living things have changed over time
any characteristic of an organism
a group of similar organisms that can mate with each other to…
any characteristic that helps an organism in a given environm…
scientific theory of evolution
states that living things have changed over time
trait
any characteristic of an organism
14 terms
Evolution
Species
Fossil
Adaptation
Evolution
A group of organisms that can mate and produce fertile offspr…
preserved remains of an organism that lived in the past
A characteristic that helps an organism survive
Change over time
Species
A group of organisms that can mate and produce fertile offspr…
Fossil
preserved remains of an organism that lived in the past
39 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Primate
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Populations stay stable for long periods of time, interrupted…
A group of mammals that include all monkeys, apes, and humans…
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
38 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Primate
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Populations stay stable for long periods of time, interrupted…
A group of mammals that include all monkeys, apes, and humans…
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
17 terms
Evolution
theory
evolution
artificial selection
natural selection
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
A gradual change in the structure and physiology of plant and…
Breeding organisms with specific traits in order to produce o…
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
theory
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
evolution
A gradual change in the structure and physiology of plant and…
21 terms
Evolution
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
53 terms
Evolution
fossil
adaptation
evolution
natural selection
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in roc…
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in roc…
adaptation
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
48 terms
Evolution
Phenotype
Genotype
Mutations
Recombination
Based on inherited genotype and surrounding enviroment
Genes
Error in replication or spontaneous rearrangement of one or m…
Parents genes cross over during meiosis and result in a uniqu…
Phenotype
Based on inherited genotype and surrounding enviroment
Genotype
Genes
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