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Evidence for Modern Theory of Evolution
Geologic Record
Fossils
Comparative Embryology
Comparative Anatomy
Earth undergoes same processes today as it did a million year…
Fossils show similarities between today's organisms and the o…
Comparing early embryos of different species show similarities.
Similarities in structures suggest a similar ancestor. Simila…
Geologic Record
Earth undergoes same processes today as it did a million year…
Fossils
Fossils show similarities between today's organisms and the o…
17 terms
Theory of Evolution and Evidence of Evolution
Evolution comes down to the connection…
Species
Theory
Biological Evolution
mutations and selection
Often defined as a group of organisms capable of interbreedin…
Well substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
A change in the genetic make-up of a population
Evolution comes down to the connection…
mutations and selection
Species
Often defined as a group of organisms capable of interbreedin…
17 terms
Theory of Evolution and Evidence of Evolution
Species
Theory
Biological evolution
Artificial Selection
A group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing f…
A well substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natura…
A change in the genetic makeup of a population
Human intervention in animal or plant reproduction to ensure…
Species
A group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing f…
Theory
A well substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natura…
30 terms
Theory of Evolution and Evidence of Evolution
evolution
species
theory
biological evolution
comes down to the connection between mutation and selection
a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing f…
well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
a change in the genetic make-up of a population
evolution
comes down to the connection between mutation and selection
species
a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing f…
28 terms
Theory of Evolution and Evidence of Evolution
"Highly Evolved Species"
Theory of Evolution
Evolution
Species
- no such thing because each species is evolved for their env…
theory about origin of life
Evolution comes down to the connection between genetic change…
group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing FER…
"Highly Evolved Species"
- no such thing because each species is evolved for their env…
Theory of Evolution
theory about origin of life
13 terms
The Theory of Evolution & Evidence of Evolution
What is a theory?
What is Evolution?
General definition of Evolution
Natural Selection
A comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature that is…
A process of modern organisms descending from ancient organis…
...
The most productively successful individuals survive and pass…
What is a theory?
A comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature that is…
What is Evolution?
A process of modern organisms descending from ancient organis…
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Theory of Evolution and Evidence of Evolution
What does evolution come down to the c…
Define species
define theory
biological evolution
mutations and selection
a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing f…
well sustained explanation of some aspect of the natural worl…
a change in the genetic make - up of a population
What does evolution come down to the c…
mutations and selection
Define species
a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing f…
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Theory & Evidence of Evolution
divergent evolution
adaptation
convergent evolution
vestigal structure
many species evolve from a single species
a change in an organism, over time, that better enables it to…
the process by which unrelated species become more similar in…
a structure in an organism that is reduced in function, but m…
divergent evolution
many species evolve from a single species
adaptation
a change in an organism, over time, that better enables it to…
Evolution: Evidence and Theory
biogeography
cast
Charles Darwin
extinct
The study of the geographical distribution of fossils and of…
When filled with hard minerals, a rock like model of the orga…
First he went to medical school to be a doctor, then got his…
When a species appears to have disappeared.
biogeography
The study of the geographical distribution of fossils and of…
cast
When filled with hard minerals, a rock like model of the orga…
35 terms
Theory, Evidence, and Mechanisms of Evolution
Species
Theory of Evolution
Biological Evolution
Darwin's Discovery
A group of organisms that are capable of interbreeding and pr…
All life forms came about as a result of changes to previousl…
Change in genetic make-up of a population
After his expeditions, research, and observations, Charles Da…
Species
A group of organisms that are capable of interbreeding and pr…
Theory of Evolution
All life forms came about as a result of changes to previousl…
48 terms
Theories/Evidence of Evolution
Scientists must make ____ when they st…
Interpreting an Ancient Puzzle Activity
Evolution
Geologic Clock
inferences
Webbed feet and little feet cross paths and seem to go around…
CHANGE over time. As Earth changes, organisms on Earth CHANGE.
a system of chronological measurements that show the timing/r…
Scientists must make ____ when they st…
inferences
Interpreting an Ancient Puzzle Activity
Webbed feet and little feet cross paths and seem to go around…
35 terms
Theory, Evidence, and Mechanisms of Evolution
Species
Theory of Evolution
Biological Evolution
Darwin's Discovery
A group of organisms that are capable of interbreeding and pr…
All life forms came about as a result of changes to previousl…
Change in genetic make-up of a population
After his expeditions, research, and observations, Charles Da…
Species
A group of organisms that are capable of interbreeding and pr…
Theory of Evolution
All life forms came about as a result of changes to previousl…
19 terms
Theory + Evidence of Evolution
species
theory
biological evolution
How did geology influence Darwin?
a group of organisms capable of inbreeding and producing fert…
well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
change in a genetic make up of a population
Lyell suggested that the geological processes we see in actio…
species
a group of organisms capable of inbreeding and producing fert…
theory
well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
48 terms
Theories/Evidence of Evolution
Scientists must make ____ when they st…
Interpreting an Ancient Puzzle Activity
Evolution
Geologic Clock
inferences
Webbed feet and little feet cross paths and seem to go around…
CHANGE over time. As Earth changes, organisms on Earth CHANGE.
a system of chronological measurements that show the timing/r…
Scientists must make ____ when they st…
inferences
Interpreting an Ancient Puzzle Activity
Webbed feet and little feet cross paths and seem to go around…
29 terms
Evolution: Evidence and Theory
Sediment
Fossil
Mold
Cast
particles such as dust, sand, or mud
a trace of a long dead organism
an imprint in the rock in the shape of an organism
a rock-like model of the organism
Sediment
particles such as dust, sand, or mud
Fossil
a trace of a long dead organism
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Evolution & Evidence Theory
what is a fossil?
where is a fossil found?
what is it formed from?
what's an example of sediment
the trace of a long dead organism
in layers of sedimentary rock
sediment
dust, sand, or mud
what is a fossil?
the trace of a long dead organism
where is a fossil found?
in layers of sedimentary rock
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Theory of Evolution "Evidence"
Homologous Traits
Analogous Traits
Vestigial Structures
Embryological Similarities
same structure but different function
different structure but same function
at one time, they were functional but in today's animal, they…
All look the same in embryo, but start to differ as the weeks…
Homologous Traits
same structure but different function
Analogous Traits
different structure but same function
27 terms
Evolution Theory and Evidence
Theory
evidence, modification, ancestors
Hypothetico - Deductive Method
Alfred Russel Wallace
Conceptual frameworks with great explanatory and predictive p…
Darwin was first to marshal _______ that all organisms are de…
Hypotheses tested by determining wither deductions and predic…
Who prompted Darwin to publish his 'dangerous idea'?
Theory
Conceptual frameworks with great explanatory and predictive p…
evidence, modification, ancestors
Darwin was first to marshal _______ that all organisms are de…
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Theory and Evidence of Evolution
Evolution
Theory
Biological Evolution
Theory of Evolution
Species change over time; Connection between genetic change a…
Well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
A change in the genetic makeup of a population
All life forms came about as a result of changes to previousl…
Evolution
Species change over time; Connection between genetic change a…
Theory
Well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
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Theory & Evidence of Evolution
Species
Theory
Biological Evolution
Artificial Selection
group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fer…
well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
a change in the genetic make-up of a population
Human intervention in animal or plant reproduction to ensure…
Species
group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fer…
Theory
well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
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notes: evidence for the theory of evolution
What are the types of evidence?
What does fossil evidence do?
How does fossil evidence show that org…
How can fossils provide evidence for r…
*fossils... *Anatomical features (analogous structures, homologo…
It shows us that...... *that organisms changed over time... *that t…
Scientists can compare the fossils and the structures of mode…
Scientists can date the volcanic ash surrounding the fossil t…
What are the types of evidence?
*fossils... *Anatomical features (analogous structures, homologo…
What does fossil evidence do?
It shows us that...... *that organisms changed over time... *that t…
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Evolution, Evidence, and Theory
Adaptation
Adaptive Advantage
Fitness
Co-Evolution
changes in traits of populations over time (ex: beaks)
a favorable trait that is beneficial to an organism in its en…
the ability to survive and reproduce successfully
2 organisms evolve with each other (plant/bird & insect relat…
Adaptation
changes in traits of populations over time (ex: beaks)
Adaptive Advantage
a favorable trait that is beneficial to an organism in its en…
20 terms
Theory and Evidence of Evolution
evolution is a connection between____…
species
theory
biological evolution
selection and mutation
groups of organisms that are capable of interbreeding and pro…
a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natura…
a change in the genetic makeup of a population
evolution is a connection between____…
selection and mutation
species
groups of organisms that are capable of interbreeding and pro…
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Theory and Evidence of Evolution
Evolution comes down to the connection…
Species
Theory
Biological Evolution
mutations and selection
groups of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fe…
well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…
a change in the genetic make-up of a popoulation
Evolution comes down to the connection…
mutations and selection
Species
groups of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fe…
13 terms
Biology Evolution: Evidence and Theory
Evolution
_____ do not evolve
Species
Natural Selection
A change in species over time. The change of populations of o…
Individuals
A group of distinct organisms similar in structure and heredi…
A process by which organisms best suited to their environment…
Evolution
A change in species over time. The change of populations of o…
_____ do not evolve
Individuals
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Evidence of the Theory of Evolution
Fossil
decay of radioactive isotopes
Dating fossils
Problems with the fossil records
-a fossil is the mineralized remains of a once-living organis…
-fossils can be accurately dated by this ... -Isotopic C14 forms…
has shown the the oldest fossils are the simplest, and are bu…
The fossil record is incomplete for many lineages
Fossil
-a fossil is the mineralized remains of a once-living organis…
decay of radioactive isotopes
-fossils can be accurately dated by this ... -Isotopic C14 forms…
29 terms
Evolution: Evidence & Theory
Evolution
Bonnet
Lamarck
Name the scientist and describe the ex…
Shall result in new types of organisms or the extinction of o…
Many fossils resembled no living animal; catastrophes wiped o…
A modified structure can be passed on to an offspring; "Inher…
August Weismann ; cut off the tails of hundreds of mice for 2…
Evolution
Shall result in new types of organisms or the extinction of o…
Bonnet
Many fossils resembled no living animal; catastrophes wiped o…
41 terms
Evolution, Evidence and Theory Test
What does the fossil record show?
Define Fossil
Where are fossils often found?
How is sedimentary rock formed?
forms of organisms appeared, lasted for long periods of time,…
a trace of a long dead organism
layers of sedimentary rock
when sediment is deposited by wind or water
What does the fossil record show?
forms of organisms appeared, lasted for long periods of time,…
Define Fossil
a trace of a long dead organism
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Evolution, Evidence and Theory
evolution, creationism, extraterrestri…
fossil
law of superposition
biogeography
three theories that explain the origins
trace of a long, dead organism encased in mud, sand, or dust
the lower an object is buried in the ground, the older it is
the identification of organisms around the world
evolution, creationism, extraterrestri…
three theories that explain the origins
fossil
trace of a long, dead organism encased in mud, sand, or dust
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Evolution: evidence and theory vocabulary
Absolute age
Biogeography
Cast
Extinct
Absolute dating is the process of determining an age on a spe…
Study of the geographical distribution of fossils and loving…
A type of fossil formed when sediments fill in the cavity lef…
The dying out of a species
Absolute age
Absolute dating is the process of determining an age on a spe…
Biogeography
Study of the geographical distribution of fossils and loving…
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15: Evolution: Evidence and Theory
adaptation
adaptive radiation
cast
coevolution
an inherited trait that increases an organism's chance of sur…
evolutionary pattern in which many related species evolve fro…
made when sediments fill in the cavity left by a fossil mold
the joint change of two or more species in close interaction
adaptation
an inherited trait that increases an organism's chance of sur…
adaptive radiation
evolutionary pattern in which many related species evolve fro…
11 terms
theories and evidence of evolution quiz
biogenesis
spontaneous generation
Why did FRANCESCO REDI put netting on…
why didn't LAZZARO SPALLANZANI's exper…
principal which states that all living things come from other…
living things could come from nonliving things
so that flies couldnt get in ... (he tested the developement of…
Some contended that he heated the broth in the flasks too lon…
biogenesis
principal which states that all living things come from other…
spontaneous generation
living things could come from nonliving things
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Theory of Evolution and Evidence of Evolution Quiz
Theory-
Common Descent-
Theories of Evolution-
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck's Theory (and ex…
a well-supported testable explanation of... phenomena that have…
Theory suggesting that all life forms have evolved from earli…
attempts to explain diversity among organisms
Needs of an organism determine the characteristics that evolv…
Theory-
a well-supported testable explanation of... phenomena that have…
Common Descent-
Theory suggesting that all life forms have evolved from earli…
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Biology: Evolution (Theories and Evidence)
fossils
body fossils
trace fossils
las of superposition
remains or traces of organisms of the past
preserved remains of an organism's body or part of their body
evidence left behind that is not tissue remains
successive layers of rock and soil deposited on top of 1 anot…
fossils
remains or traces of organisms of the past
body fossils
preserved remains of an organism's body or part of their body
11 terms
theory of evolution by NS/evidence for evolution
over reproduction
variation
survival of the fittest
adaptaion
many more offspring are produced than can possibly survive to…
slight differences between members of the same species
those individuals that have variations that are an advantage…
an inhabited trait that makes more able to suurvive; can be p…
over reproduction
many more offspring are produced than can possibly survive to…
variation
slight differences between members of the same species
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Evolution Theories & Evidence
Biogenisis & Spontaneous Generation di…
Purpose of netting in Redi's experiment
Control group & experimental group of…
Spallanzani's opponents arguments
Biogenisis- living things come from other living things... Spon…
To prevent flies from getting in
Control group- not sealed... Experimental group- sealed
They thought he overheated the broth and killed the vital force
Biogenisis & Spontaneous Generation di…
Biogenisis- living things come from other living things... Spon…
Purpose of netting in Redi's experiment
To prevent flies from getting in
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Chapter 15 Evolution: Evidence and Theory
Sediment
Fossil
Mold
Cast
particles such as dust, sand, or mud
a trace of a long dead organism
an imprint in the rock in the shape of an organism
a rock-like model of the organism
Sediment
particles such as dust, sand, or mud
Fossil
a trace of a long dead organism
Evolution: Evidence and Theories
evolution
natural selection
adaptation
fossil record
a theory regarding the processes that have produced the biolo…
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
the individuals best suited to their environment survive and…
remnants or traces of organisms from past geologic ages
evolution
a theory regarding the processes that have produced the biolo…
natural selection
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
9 terms
EVOLUTION:EVIDENCE AND THEORIES
evolution
natural selection
adaptation
fossil record
a theory regarding the processes that have produced the biolo…
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
individuals who are best suited to their environment survive…
consists of remnants or traces of organisms from past geologi…
evolution
a theory regarding the processes that have produced the biolo…
natural selection
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
10 terms
Evolution evidence and theories
The process by which the traits that p…
Individuals best suited to their envir…
Remnants or traces of organisms from p…
Animals with backbones
Natural selection
Adaptation
Fossil record
Vertebrates
The process by which the traits that p…
Natural selection
Individuals best suited to their envir…
Adaptation
9 terms
Evolution: Evidence and Theories
Evolution
Natural Selection
Adaptation
Fossil Record
theory regarding the process's that have produced the biologi…
Evolution occurs by means of natural selection the process y…
* struggle for survival occurs because such generation of a s…
consists of remnants or traces of organism from past geologic…
Evolution
theory regarding the process's that have produced the biologi…
Natural Selection
Evolution occurs by means of natural selection the process y…
8 terms
Evolution: Evidence and Theories
Natural Selection
Adaptation
Fossil Record
Biogeography
the process whereby organisms better adapted to their environ…
also called an adaptive trait, is a trait with a current func…
A term used by paleontologists ( see paleontology ) to refer…
is the study of the distribution of species and ecosystems in…
Natural Selection
the process whereby organisms better adapted to their environ…
Adaptation
also called an adaptive trait, is a trait with a current func…
8 terms
Evolution: evidence and theories
natural selection
adaption
fossil record
vertebrates
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
individuals best suited to their environment survive and pass…
consist of remnants of traces of organisms from past geologic…
animals with backbones, fish, then amphibians, then reptile,…
natural selection
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
adaption
individuals best suited to their environment survive and pass…
10 terms
Evolution: Evidence and Theories
Evolution
Darwin's two main arguments were that:
Natural Selection
Adaption
- is a theory regarding the genetic change in a population th…
1. The present species evolved from ancestral ones.... 2. Evol…
- The process by which the traits that promote or enhance on…
The adjustment or changes in behavior, physiology, and struct…
Evolution
- is a theory regarding the genetic change in a population th…
Darwin's two main arguments were that:
1. The present species evolved from ancestral ones.... 2. Evol…
22 terms
Evolution Theories & Evidence
Biogenesis
Spontaneous Generation
Purpose of netting in Redi's experiment
Groups in Spallanzani's experiment
States all living things come from ither living things
Living things come from non living things
Allowed adult flies to not enter
Control group- open flask(cloudy)... Experimental group- closed…
Biogenesis
States all living things come from ither living things
Spontaneous Generation
Living things come from non living things
9 terms
Evolution: Evidence and Theories
natural selelction
adaptation
fossil records
vertebrates
process by which traits that promote or enhance an organisms…
form or structure modified to fit a changed environment... orga…
remnants or traces of organisms from past geologic ages
animals with backbones
natural selelction
process by which traits that promote or enhance an organisms…
adaptation
form or structure modified to fit a changed environment... orga…
9 terms
evolution: Evidence and theories
natural selection
adaptation
fossil record
Vertebrates
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
Chronological collection of life's remains in sedimentary roc…
represent the overwhelming majority of the phylum Chordata, w…
natural selection
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
adaptation
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
21 terms
Evolution Theories & Evidence
Biogenesis says that all living things…
So that the flies couldn't get in
The control group was the open flask a…
They said he boiled it too long destro…
How are biogenesis and spontaneous generation different?
What was the purpose of the netting in Redi's experiment?
Explain the difference between the control group and the expe…
Why did Spallanzani's opponents argue about his conclusion th…
Biogenesis says that all living things…
How are biogenesis and spontaneous generation different?
So that the flies couldn't get in
What was the purpose of the netting in Redi's experiment?
9 terms
evolution: evidence and theories RN
natural selection
adaptation
fossil record
vertebrates
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
the individuals best suited to their environment survive ("su…
consists of remnants or traces of organisms from past geologi…
animals w/backbones
natural selection
the process by which the traits that promote or enhance an or…
adaptation
the individuals best suited to their environment survive ("su…
22 terms
Darwin's Theory and Evidence of Evolution
Natural Selection
Adaptation
Variation
Differentiation
Animals that are better adapted to their environment are more…
Something that helps an animal survive in their environment.
When there is a difference in animals of the same species.
When a cell changes in order to carry out a specialized funct…
Natural Selection
Animals that are better adapted to their environment are more…
Adaptation
Something that helps an animal survive in their environment.
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