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James Hutton
Thomas Malthus
Jean Lamarck
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Genetic drift
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KINGDOMS
CHARLES DARWIN
SPECIATION
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VARIATION
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ADAPTATION
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Evolution, Chapter 10 Crossword

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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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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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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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adaptation
adaptive radiation
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biogeography
charles darwin
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convergent evolution
divergent evolution
embryology
evolution
extinction
fitness
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natural selection
paleontology
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vestigial structures
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biogeography
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THE THEORY OF NATURAL SELECTION & EVOLUTION Crossword

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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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theory of evolution Crossword

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Change over time. evolution
A system of interrelated ideas used to explain a set of observations. Theory
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock. Fossil
Breeding organisms with specific traits in order to produce offspring with identical traits. Artificial Selection
Competition between organisms for food and space. Struggle for existence
Ability of an organism to survive and reproduce in its environment.  Fitness
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce.  Adaptation
Survive and Reproduce most successfully.  Survival of the fittest
A natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment.  Natural Selection
Principle that all living things have a common ancestor.  Common Descent
Structures that are similar in different species of common ancestry  Homologous structure
Organ that serves no useful function in an organism Vestigial organ

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Homologous structures
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Camouflage
Mimicry
Physiological adaptation
Structural adaptation
Genetic drift
Migration
Mutation
Fitness
Differential reproduction
Adaptation
Artificial selection
Natural selection
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