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Charles Darwin Word Search

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Evolution Wordsearch

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James Hutton
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Natural Selection and Selective Breeding Crossword

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the process by which forms of life adapt to environmental pressures causing species to survive and reproduce with variations. natural selection
differences within species variations
favorable traits that are passed on to the next generation by breeders or farmers selective breeding
the scientist which theorized about evolution by natural selection charles darwin
the primary organism that charles darwin investigated on the galapagos island finches
adaptations of an organism such as hollow bones, breathing, and feeding types internal structures
organisms have ______________ types of traits desirable
the changing of an organisms color for survival camoflauge
a tool used to identify organisms based on their characteristics dichotomous key
the way an organism changes for survival adaptations

The Theory of Evolution and Natural Selection Crossword

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any preserved evidence of life from a past geological age, such as the impressions and remains of organisms fossil
an inherited trait which helps an organism survive and reproduce that is maintained and evolved by natural selection adaptation
naturally occurring differences within a species variations
when humans select plants and animals for breeding based upon desired traits selective breeding
a form of an inherited characteristic trait
learned trait, not passed on to offspring acquired trait
naturalist who developed the Theory of Evolution Darwin
islands that Darwin traveled to Galapagos
Darwin studied the differences between the ______ of finches beaks
name of Darwin's ship HMSBeagle
A _______ is all of the individuals of a species living in a an area at the same time population
the process by which populations change over time evolution
a change in genetic material mutation
when an organism makes more offspring than the environment can handle overproduction
when all members of a species have died extinction
evidence that organisms have changed over time can be found in _______, ice or sedimentary rock amber
most recent species from which two different species have evolved common ancestor
the wing of a bat is similar in structure to the _____ of a human arm
genetic information is stored in an organism's _____ DNA
a scientist who studies fossils paleontologist

Natural Selection and Evolution Word Search

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Gradual
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Evolution by Natural Selection Word Search

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KINGDOMS
CHARLES DARWIN
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INHERITANCE

Galapagos Islands Word Search

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Natural Selection
survival
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Stabilizing Selection
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Galapagos Islands

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

Change Over Time Word Search

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evolution vocab Word Search

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adaptation
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