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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
40 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…
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…
13 terms
evolution
study
laugh
sunbathe
set the table
study
laugh
23 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…
13 terms
Evolution
Mutation
Fossils
Generation time
Evolution
Changes in a gene/DNA
The solidified remains or imprints of once-living organisms a…
Period between the birth of one generation and the birth of t…
The process by which populations accumulate inherited changes…
Mutation
Changes in a gene/DNA
Fossils
The solidified remains or imprints of once-living organisms a…
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
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
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 roc…
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 roc…
23 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
15 terms
Evolution
Fossil
naturalist
Variation
Natural Selection
The remains or evidence of once living organisms
A person who studies plants and animals by observing them.
A slight difference in an inherited trait of individual membe…
The process by which populations of organisms with variations…
Fossil
The remains or evidence of once living organisms
naturalist
A person who studies plants and animals by observing them.
12 terms
Evolution
evolution
mutation
natural selection
fitness
change in a population of organisms over time
change in genetic material of a cell
process by which organisms that are most suited to their envi…
how well an organism can survive and reproduce in its environ…
evolution
change in a population of organisms over time
mutation
change in genetic material of a cell
23 terms
Evolution
Absolute Dating (Numerical)
Adaptive Radiation
Biochemical Analysis
Camouflage
Uses a radioactive element's half-life to date fossils
One species evolves into many similar species
Compares the DNA by looking at amino acid sequences between o…
copying physical color and/or shape an environmental factor
Absolute Dating (Numerical)
Uses a radioactive element's half-life to date fossils
Adaptive Radiation
One species evolves into many similar species
25 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
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
13 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Environmental Pressure
Isolation
Geographical
The process of an organism changing over a period of time
The interaction of factors in an ecosystem that cause organis…
The removal of a group of organisms from the main group.
A separation that involves a physical barrier
Evolution
The process of an organism changing over a period of time
Environmental Pressure
The interaction of factors in an ecosystem that cause organis…
Evolution
Theory of Evolution
Charles Darwin
evolution
genetic equilibrium
the best scientific explanation for both the unity and divers…
Father of Evolution
change in allele frequency over time; process by which modern…
situation in which allele frequencies remain constant; no evo…
Theory of Evolution
the best scientific explanation for both the unity and divers…
Charles Darwin
Father of Evolution
19 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Charles Darwin
Survival of the Fittest
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Father of evolution. Developed the theory of natural selection.
The mechanism of natural selection. Individuals that are bett…
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
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…
13 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…
18 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
18 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Primate
A change in the genes of a population 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 of a population over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
16 terms
Evolution
biotic
abiotic
biodiversity
diversity of species
Living organisms.
Non-living organisms.
The variety of organisms on the earth, not able to mate.
Differences within a species. They can still mate.
biotic
Living organisms.
abiotic
Non-living organisms.
18 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Theory
Fossils
Natural Selection
CHANGE OVER TIME, is the process by which modern organisms ha…
Well-supported testable explanation of phenomena that occur i…
Preserved remains of ancient organisms that are used as evide…
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
Evolution
CHANGE OVER TIME, is the process by which modern organisms ha…
Theory
Well-supported testable explanation of phenomena that occur i…
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…
38 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…
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…
22 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
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…
14 terms
Evolution
Variation
Heritable Trait
Adaptation
Fitness
Any DIFFERENCE between individuals of the same species.
Trait that can be PASSED DOWN to offspring through genes.
Inherited characteristic that INCREASES an organism's chance…
An organism's ability to SURVIVE and REPRODUCE in its environ…
Variation
Any DIFFERENCE between individuals of the same species.
Heritable Trait
Trait that can be PASSED DOWN to offspring through genes.
17 terms
Evolution
Adaptation
Species
Evolution
Fossil
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
A group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to…
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
Remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed…
Adaptation
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
Species
A group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to…
9 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Natural Selection
Homologous Structures
Vestigial Structures
A change in a species over time that make it more suited to i…
Survival of the fittest. The organisms that survive and adapt…
Structures that share a common ancestry. They have similar bo…
Structures that no longer have a useful function. Example: hu…
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…
6 terms
Evolution
fossil
adaptation
evolution
natural selection
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…
Process by which individuals that are better suited to their…
fossil
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
adaptation
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
25 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Adaptation
Punctuated Equilibrium
Survival of the Fittest
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…
The mechanism of natural selection. Individuals that are bett…
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
Adaptation
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
26 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…
11 terms
Evolution
Charles Darwin
Natural Selection
diversity
extinct
1809-1882 English naturalist and scientist whose theory of ev…
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
(n.) difference, variety; a condition of having many differen…
The death of every member of a species.
Charles Darwin
1809-1882 English naturalist and scientist whose theory of ev…
Natural Selection
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
23 terms
Evolution
Linnaean Classification
Evolution
Adaptation
Charles Darwin
Domain... Kingdom... Phylum... Class... Order... Family... Genus... Species
A change in the genes over time
Inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Father of evolution. Developed the theory of natural selection.
Linnaean Classification
Domain... Kingdom... Phylum... Class... Order... Family... Genus... Species
Evolution
A change in the genes over time
26 terms
Evolution
1Charles Darwin
2Charles Darwin
3Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
1Naturalist on the HMS Beagle
2Studied animals on the Galapagos Islands
3Collected plant and animal specimens from all over the world
The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
1Charles Darwin
1Naturalist on the HMS Beagle
2Charles Darwin
2Studied animals on the Galapagos Islands
24 terms
Evolution
evolution
genes
homologous structures
mutation
Change over time
Factors that control traits
Structures in different species that are similar because they…
A change in a gene or chromosome.
evolution
Change over time
genes
Factors that control traits
30 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…
16 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…
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…
16 terms
Evolution
extinct
endangered
fossil
geologic time scale
When the last member of a species dies without any surviving…
Species that have such a small population that they are in da…
any signs of life preserved in a rock (ex: bones, teeth, impr…
The division of the Earth's history into time periods based o…
extinct
When the last member of a species dies without any surviving…
endangered
Species that have such a small population that they are in da…
23 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
Primate
Charles Darwin
A change in the frequency of genes over time in a population.…
Inherited trait in a species that helps an organism survive a…
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 frequency of genes over time in a population.…
Adaptation
Inherited trait in a species that helps an organism survive a…
24 terms
Evolution
Adaption
Species
Evolution
Fossil
Characteristic that helps an organism survive and reproduce i…
group of organisms that can mate with one another to produce…
the process by which a species changes over time due to inher…
solidified remains or imprints of once living organisms found…
Adaption
Characteristic that helps an organism survive and reproduce i…
Species
group of organisms that can mate with one another to produce…
40 terms
Evolution
Variation
Heritable Trait
Adaptation
Fitness
Any DIFFERENCE between individuals of the same species.
Trait that can be PASSED DOWN to offspring through genes.
Inherited characteristic that INCREASES an organism's chance…
An organism's ability to SURVIVE and REPRODUCE in its environ…
Variation
Any DIFFERENCE between individuals of the same species.
Heritable Trait
Trait that can be PASSED DOWN to offspring through genes.
9 terms
Evolution
Evolution
Species
Fossil
Radioactive dating
The gradual development of new organisms from preexisting spe…
A group of organisms that is able to interbreed and produce y…
The remains of evidence of living things that lived in a prev…
A method that scientists use to measure the ago of fossils or…
Evolution
The gradual development of new organisms from preexisting spe…
Species
A group of organisms that is able to interbreed and produce y…
31 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…
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