CP Biology Key Vocabluary List

Unit On Midterm Exam On Final Exam

Unit Vocabulary for: Evolution

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How do structural and behavioral adaptations increase the chances for organisms to survive in their environments?

  1. Evolution occurs in populations or species
  2. Organisms able to produce fertile offspring make up a species
  3. Isolation can lead to speciation
  4. Variations in species arise from many sources
  5. Organism who survive pass their genes on to the next generation

What evidence do researchers use to reconstruct the past?

  1. Scientists can determine the age of fossils
  2. Fossils give clues to the characteristics of ancient organisms
  3. The fossil record reveals both change and stability
  4. Fossils provide information about ancient life
OrderUnitWordOn MidtermOn Final
10 Evolution Adaptation No Yes
10 Evolution Comparative anatomy No Yes
10 Evolution Comparative embryology No Yes
10 Evolution Competition No Yes
10 Evolution Evolution No Yes
10 Evolution Extinct No Yes
10 Evolution Fossil No Yes
10 Evolution Homologous No Yes
10 Evolution Mutation No Yes
10 Evolution Natural selection No Yes
10 Evolution Population No Yes
10 Evolution Random No Yes
10 Evolution Species Yes Yes
10 Evolution Survival of the fittest No Yes
10 Evolution Variation No Yes
10 Evolution Vestigial No Yes

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