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Charles Darwin Word Search

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Change Over Time Word Search

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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 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

Evolution by Natural Selection Word Search

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KINGDOMS
CHARLES DARWIN
SPECIATION
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EVOLUTION
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Evolution Wordsearch

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James Hutton
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Charles Darwin
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natural selection Crossword

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In what year did Charles Darwin explore the Galápagos Islands 1831
What species did Darwin get fascinated with? Finches
What did he observe with these birds Wings and beak
how long was his voyage Five years
What did Darwin call his theory Natural Selection
What is the second step in natural selection Variation
what was the title of Darwin's book The origin of species
what was the ship did Darwin sailed on MSM Beagle
What island was Darwin on ? Galapagos island
what was the theory Darwin thought Evolution

Charles Darwin Word Search

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Natural Selection & Adaptations Crossword

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a seasonal movement of animals migration
an inherited trait that helps an organism survive adaptation
the process by which species of organisms with traits best suited to their environment are most likely to survive and reproduce natural selection
the struggle among organisms for food and space competition
Even though whales, horses, and bats don't look anything like humans, we actually share a lot in common, like live births & warm-blooded. Scientists think its because we all share a common ___. ancestor
Charles Darwin traveled all over the world on this ship. Beagle
differences in traits in a population of organisms variation
traits can be passed down to offspring through genes heredity
blending in with the environment camouflage
a characteristic of an organism trait
scientist who wrote "On the Origin of Species..." Charles Darwin
Darwin famously described the adaptations of these island birds finches
Darwin observed adaptations on these islands galapagos
organisms develop adaptations that help them survive in their ____. environment
natural selection occurs over many _____. generations
amount of food, water, shelter, etc. that control populations limiting factors
where variations come from mutations
something an organism does behavior
the way an organism is built structural
when an organism looks or behaves like another kind of organism mimicry
the deliberate breeding of plants or animals for desired traits selective breeding
an adaptation that is INSIDE an organism's body internal
an adaptation that is OUTSIDE an organism's body external
A part of some plants that grows underground. It is used as food (energy) storage for the plant during cold seasons. bulb
An internal structure of a plant that resembles tubes. These structures transport water and nutrients from the plant's roots to its stem and leaves. (similar to circulatory systems of animals) xylem
An internal structure of fish that allow them to survive underwater by taking in oxygen through the water. gills
how well an organism is suited to its environment fitness
organisms produce more offspring than can survive in an environment overpopulation
there must be a _____ to survive for selection struggle
An explanation that has a large amount of scientific evidence to support it theory

evolution vocab Word Search

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adaptation
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