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Amino acids
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Embryos
vestigial structure
Homologous structures
Finches
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HMS
deoxyribonucleic acid
Natural selection
Evolution
Charles Darwin
fertile offspring
overpopulation

Charles Darwin Word Search

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Voyage
Variation
Traits
Theory
The Origin Of Species
Survival
Species
Selection
Scientist
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Naturalist
Natural Selection
Journal
HMS Beagle
Genetics
Generational
Galapagos
Fossil
Finch
Evolution
Ethology
Environment
England
Emma Wedgwood
Development
Darwinism
Darwin
Characteristics
Behaviour
Adapt

Evolution Wordsearch

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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

Evolution by Natural Selection Word Search

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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

evolution vocab Word Search

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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

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

Charles Darwin Word Search

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Galapagos
Sketchbook
Rocks
Plants
Animals
Finches
observations
University
Species
Journey
HMS Beagle
Evolution
Biologist
April
Darwin
Robert
Charles
Edinbury
Cambridge
Shrewsbury

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

Evolution/ Rat Island Tiered Project Word Search

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Adaptation
Adaptive Radiation
Analogous Structures
Artificial Selection
Camouflage
Charles Darwin
Convergent Evolution
Evolution
Fitness
Fossil Record
Genetic Drift
Geological Isolation
Homologous Structure
James Hutton
Jean Baptiste Lamarck
Mimicry
Natural Selection
Reproductive Isolation
Thomas Malthus
vestigial Structures

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 Project Wordsearch

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physiological structures
Lamarck
Charles Darwin
homologous structures
vestigial structures
analogous structures
camouflage
mimicry
structural adaptation
genetic drift
migration
mutation
fitness
differential reproduction
adaptation
artificial selection
natural selection
evolution