Theory of Evolution Word Search

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May 12, 2016
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Common Ancestor
Evolution
Evidence
Comparitive Anatomy
DNA Analysis
Fossil Record
Biochemical Evidence
Embrylogical Similarities
Vestigial Strucure
Embryonic
Anatomy
Analogous
Homologous Structure
Fossil Evidence
Darwins Theory

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Evolution Wordsearch

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Mar 28, 2017
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James Hutton
Thomas Malthus
Jean Lamarck
Charles Darwin
Homologous structure
Vestigial structure
Analogous structure
Camouflage
Mimicry
Geological isolation
Reproductive isolation
Genetic drift
Convergent evolution
Adaptive radiation
Fitness
Fossil record
Adaptation
Artificial selection
Natural selection
Evolution

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Evolution, Chapter 10 Crossword

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Apr 18, 2016
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the process of biological change by which descendants look different than their ancestors EVOLUTION
a group of organisms that can reproduce and have fertile offspring SPECIES
a naturalist who studied species on the Galapagos Island and thought all living things descended from a common ancestor DARWIN
A naturalist who thought that changes in physical characteristics were driven by changes in the environmnent over time LAMARCK
traces of organisms that existed in the past FOSSILS
a theory that states geologic processes that shape the Earth are uniform over time UNIFORMITARIANISM
the theory that natural disasters like floods have happened often during Earth's history CATASTROPHISM
the principle that changes in landforms happen slowly over a long period of time GRADUALISM
the differences in traits among individuals within a group VARIATION
a feature that allows an organism to better survive in its environment ADAPTATION
all the individuals of a species that live in a certain area POPULATION
a measure of the ability to survive and produce more offspring FITNESS
___________ selection is when nature is the selective agent of which organisms will survive and reproduce NATURAL
the ability for a trait to be passed from one generation to the next HERITABILITY
the principle taht having many offspring increases teh chance that some will survive OVERPRODUCTION
the study of the distribution of organisms around the world BIOGEOGRAPHY
_____________structures are features taht are similar in structure but appear in different organsims and have different functions HOMOLOGOUS
__________structures perform similar function but are NOT similar in origin ANALOGOUS
_________structures are remnants that hada function in an earlier ancestor but are underdeveloped or unused in a later organism VESTIGIAL
________ evidence relies on similarities in DNA sequences MOLECULAR
_________ evidence relies on similar features in embryos EMBRYOLOGICAL
the study of fossils or extinct organisms PALEONTOLOGY

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THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION AND NATURAL SELECTION Crossword

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Mar 3, 2016
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change in the heritable traits of biological populations over successive generations Evolution
any characteristic of an individual that allows it to survive to produce more offspring Natural Selection
a trait with acurrent functional role in the life of an orangism that is maintained and evolved by natural selection Adaptation
the genetic contribution of an individual to the next generation's gene pool relative to the average for the population Fitness
any preserved evidence of life from a past geological age, such as the impressions and remains of organisms Fossil
structures derived from a common ancestor or same evolutionary or developmental origin Homologous Structure
similar form or function, but that were not present in the last common ancestor of those groups Analogous Structure
a structure in an organism that has lost all or most of its original function in the course of evolution Vestigal Structure
the process whereby organisms not closely related, independently evolve similar traits Convergent Evolution
the accumulation of differences between groups which can lead to the formation of new species Divergent Evolution
the diversification of a group of organisms into forms filling different ecological niches Adaptive Radiation
the intentional breeding of plants and animals Artifical Selection
the influence of closely associated species on each other in their evolution Coevolution

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Evolution by Natural Selection Word Search

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Jun 2, 2016
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KINGDOMS
CHARLES DARWIN
SPECIATION
ABSOLUTE DATING
RELATIVE DATING
MUTATION
VARIATION
NATURAL SELECTION
ADAPTATION
EVOLUTION
FOSSIL
EUKARYOTES
PROKARYOTES
VESTIGIAL STRUCTURES
HOMOLOGOUS STRUCTURES
ANALOGOUS STRUCTURES
INHERITANCE

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Evidence Of Evolution Crossword

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Oct 23, 2017
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SimilarStuctres Homolgous Strucutres
Study of Molecules and DNA Molecular Biology
Study of Fossills paleontology
Proof of Evolution Evidence of Evolution
Study of Comparing Strucuters Comparitive Anatomy
refers to the variety of living things Diversity
Organs that are no longer used Vestigial organs
Bone structres that are no longer sued Vestigal Strucuters
Fossils trace back to a common Ancestor
Fossills of unique shape Transitional fossils

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evolution vocab Word Search

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Feb 20, 2015
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adaptation
adaptive radiation
analogous structures
artificial selection
biogeography
charles darwin
coevolution
convergent evolution
divergent evolution
embryology
evolution
extinction
fitness
fossil record
homologous structures
natural selection
paleontology
population
variation
vestigial structures

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Evidence of Evolution Word Search

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Nov 22, 2015
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vestigial structures
analogous structures
homologous structures
biogeography
population
mutation
taxonomy
wallace
darwin
evolution

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THE THEORY OF NATURAL SELECTION & EVOLUTION Crossword

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Mar 3, 2016
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change in the heritable traits of biological populations over successive generations evolution
structures derived from a common ancestor or same evolutionary or developmental origin homologous structure
any characteristic of an individual that allows it to survive to produce more offspring natural selection
the genetic contribution of an individual to the next generation's gene pool relative to the average for the population fitness
any preserved evidence of life from a past geological age, such as the impressions and remains of organisms fossil
the diversification of a group of organisms into forms filling different ecological adaptative radiation
the process whereby organisms not closely related, independently evolve similar traits convergent evolution
a trait with acurrent functional role in the life of an orangism that is maintained and evolved by natural selection adaptation
the accumulation of differences between groups which can lead to the formation of new species divergent evolution
the intentional breeding of plants and animals artifical selection
the influence of closely associated species on each other in their evolution coevolution
similar form or function, but that were not present in the last common ancestor of those groups analogous structure

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Evolution Word Search

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Feb 2, 2016
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Homologous structures
Vestigial structures
Analogous structures
Camouflage
Mimicry
Physiological adaptation
Structural adaptation
Genetic drift
Migration
Mutation
Fitness
Differential reproduction
Adaptation
Artificial selection
Natural selection
Evolution

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Evidence for Evoultion Crossword

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Jan 25, 2017
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The remains of a prehistoric organism Fossil
A group to carry out a particular economic activity comparative anatomy
The fundamental and disntinctive characteristics DNA
The science dealing with the development embryology
The nature of a prehistoric organism geography
Structures that had a function in an early ancestor vestigial
Are features that are similar in structure Homologous
Are features that are similar in function Analogous
Shows how organisms adopt to new environments geographic distribution
Two different species evolved common ancestor
information acquired by observation empirical
The gradual development in something evolution
Two larger bones in the forearm radius
Is a bird -like dinosaur archaeopteryx
Is a contiguous living system organisms
A process occurred in a system that evolved through a process of selection function

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