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Natural Selection Crossword

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the period between the birth of one generation and the birth of the next generation generation time
the formation of new species as a result of evolution speciation
the process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment survive and reproduce more successfully than less well adapted individuals do natural selection
a characteristic that improves an individuals ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment adaptation
a group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offsring Species
the process in which inherited characteristics within a population change over generations such that new species sometimes arise Evolution
the trace or remains of an organism that lived long ago, most commonly preserved in sedimentary rock fossil
a historical sequence of life indicated by fossils found in layers of the earths crust fossil record
a genetically determined characteristic trait
the human practice of breeding animals or plants that have certain desired traits selective breeding
any method of determining whether an event or object is older or younger than other events or object relative dating
any method of measuring the age of an object or event in years absolute dating
the theory that explains how large pieces of the Earths outermost layer, called tectonic plates, move and chage shape plates tectonics

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The Old Stone Age Crossword

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the story of people in the past history
a hard stone used to make tools flint
the time before people could write prehistory
anything that makes life easier technology
the people who came before us ancestors
people who travel from place to place nomads
the study of ancient people and the remains of the past archaeology
people who search for food huntergatherers
objects made by humans artifacts
parts of plants or animals preserved in rock fossils

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World History Crossword

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At what age was the ice age? Paleolithic
Who moved from place to place for resources ? Nomads
What is the same as taming ? Domestication
What is the same as extra ? Surplus
At what age was writing invented? Neolithic
time to focus/ expert one job is ? Specialization
Early farming method was Slash and burn
Collecting Plants= Gathering
Whooly Mammoths went Extinct
Upper lower and middle system Class
Professional Record Keepers Scribes
System of writing Cuneiform
Scribes used a ___ to write Stylus
This system has ditches that transport Irrigation
This river is located in Mesopotamia Euphrates
What develops in 7000 B.C. Agriculture
A temple Ziggurat
Trade without money Barter
Modern Day Mesopotamia Iraq
This age was after the Neolithic age Bronze

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Human History Crossword

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Collecting plants Gathering
The process of planting and growing your own crops Agriculture
The way people were classified in a civilization Class
Animals that are tamed and not wild Domestication
When there is extra food Surplus
Where was Sumer located in modern times Iraq
How was water transported to crops Irrigation
The technique in which crops are burned down to fertilize soil Slash and burn
Sumer Cc. 3000 B.C. Melt copper and tin Bronze
system of writing/used clay cuneiform
rituals to worship city of god/pyramid shaped mountains ziggurat
located in modern day iraq sumer
people who traveled from place to place nomads
a river found in southern iraq euphrates
was used by scribes to write on clay stylus
record keepers scribes
the shift of hunting and gathering to agriculture neolithic
old stone age paleolithic
trading of goods and services barter
when a species is no longer living extinct
when someone specializes in one topic specialization

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History Vocabulary Crossword

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the science or practice of farming agriculture
the attribution of a soul to plants, inanimate objects, and natural phenomena Animism
the study of human history and analysis of artifacts and other physical remains Archaeology
the determination of the age or date of organic matter carbon-dating
an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest artifact
the stage of human social development and organization that is considered most advanced Civilization
a group of close-knit and interrelated families (especially associated with families in the Scottish Highlands) Clan
the arts and other manifestations of humans backgrounds Culture
tame (an animal) and keep it as a pet or for farm produce Domesticate
a primate of a family (Hominidae) that includes humans and their fossil ancestors and also (in recent systems) at least some of the great apes Hominid
the primate species to which modern humans belong; humans regarded as a species Homo sapiens
movement from one part of something to another Migration
a member of a nomadic people who live chiefly by hunting, fishing, and harvesting wild food Hunter-Gatherer
the later part of the Stone Age Neolithic-Age
the revolution of the latest part of the stone ages Neolithic-Revolution
a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock nomad
by word of mouth; spoken rather than writte Oral Language
early phase of the Stone Age Paleolithic-Age
the period of time before written records Prehistory
the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes Technology

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Anthropology Crossword

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What do Anthropologists study? #1 Physical Anthropology
What do Anthropologists study? #2 Cultural Anthropology
What type of anthropology focus' on things like Bubonic plague and AIDS? Biological
The thinking and communication patterns of primates from our evolutionary past. Primatology
The discovery of clues in physical injurys. Forensic Anthropology
The connections among languages, the brain, and cultural behaviour. Linguistics
The excavation and study of human constructions, ex: weapons, clothing. Archaeology
Analyzes and compares human cultures, as in social structure, language, religion, and technology. Ethnology
How many principles are there that define Christian Anthropology? Nine
In general, what are the first 3 Christian Anthropology principles about? To be human
In general, what are principle # 4, 5, and 6 about in Christian Anthropology? To live in a culture
In general, what are principle # 7, 8, and 9 about in Christian Anthropology? To be catholic

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fossils Crossword puzzle

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what is a remains of an organism that lived long ago and is preserved in some way? fossil
a scientist who studies fossils and organisms that lived long ago? paleontologist
a mark or figure impressed or printed on something imprints
formed when sediment fills the inside or covers the outside of a dead organism molds
preserves the impression of the hard part of an organism casts
insect fossils preserved in hardened tree sap called amber
are formed by sediment that is deposited over time, usually as layers at the bottom of lakes and oceans sedimentary rock
is a kind of fossil formed when trees that died millions of years ago fell and became covered in mud and sand petrified wood
when the last existing member dies extinct
are a diverse group of animals that first appeared during the Triassic dinosaurs

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Prehistory Vocabulary Crossword

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The study of the past. History
An expert in history. Historian
A person who specializes in anthropology. Anthropologist
A specialist in archaeology. Archaeologist
An object created and used by humans. Artifact
A part or imprint of something that was once alive. Fossil
Ceramic ware, especially earthenware and stoneware. Pottery
An object that has been modified to help a person accomplish a task. Tool
The first part of the stone age; when people first used stone tools. Paleolithic Age/Era
Before Christ/Before the common era BC/BCE
A community of people who share a common culture. Society
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts to survive. Hunter-Gatherers
One without a home who moves around or travels freely. Nomad
Involving marriage to one person at a time. Monogamous
Typically having more than one mate. Polygamous
The new Stone Age; When people learned to make fire and tools such as saws and drills. Neolithic Age/Era
The process of changing plants or animals to make them more useful to humans. Domestication
Was the increase in agricultural production in Britain due to the increase in labor and land productivity. Agricultural Revolution
A huge stone monument. Megaliths
The act of specializing, or pursuing a particular line of study or work. Specialization

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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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Sociological Perspective Crossword

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scientific study of society. sociology
leads to on going. research
deals with human society. social science
a social scicence that invesitgate culture, customary beliefs and materal traits of a group. Anthropology
written record of the human past that analyzes artifacts. History
interactions between population and the places they lived. Human Geography
investigates organization, administration, history, and theory of government. Political Science
the study of mental and emotional process of people. Psychology
affects on a particular person (or people) in their immediate life. Personal Troubles
personal characteristics cannot be predicted from ones. behavior
a vewing of ones behavior of groups sociological Perspective
sociologist look at groups rather than individuals
groups incourage what as they think, feel, adn bahve in similar ways conformity
the study of economics economy
members are taught to value the group's way even if the do not conform

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