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Who is known as the Father of Evolution? He coined the theory of Natural Selection.
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Who is known as the Father of Evolution? He coined the theory of Natural Selection.
Charles Darwin
What was the name the first full human fossil, which showed evolutionary progress.
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What was the name the first full human fossil, which showed evolutionary progress.
Lucy
Choose two biology specialists and describe how each provides evidence for evolution.
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Choose two biology specialists and describe how each provides evidence for evolution.
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Which famous scientist created the system of classification (KPCOFGS)?
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Which famous scientist created the system of classification (KPCOFGS)?
Carl Linneaus
What is the scientific name for Lucy in binomial nomenclature?
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What is the scientific name for Lucy in binomial nomenclature?
Austrolopithecus afarensis
In relation to Darwin's finches, how did one species on the mainland end up as 14 different species on the islands?
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In relation to Darwin's finches, how did one species on the mainland end up as 14 different species on the islands?
Each island had different food sources, birds with the correct beak adaptations survived and reproduced, creating 14 separate species
Most humans used to be lactose intolerant. Describe how and why lactose tolerance evolved over time.
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Most humans used to be lactose intolerant. Describe how and why lactose tolerance evolved over time.
People with the lactose tolerant mutation survived during times of famine because they could drink milk, and passed the trait to their offspring.
The wing of a chicken, leg of a cat, and arm of a human all have the same bone structures. These are known as what?

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The wing of a chicken, leg of a cat, and arm of a human all have the same bone structures. These are known as what?


Homologous structures
Some structures are no longer needed in today's creatures, such as leg bones in a whale and the appendix in humans. These are known as what?
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Some structures are no longer needed in today's creatures, such as leg bones in a whale and the appendix in humans. These are known as what?
Vestigial structures
How does analyzing the embryos of modern day organisms provide evidence for evolution?
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How does analyzing the embryos of modern day organisms provide evidence for evolution?
At the earliest stages of development, most species have a tail and gills, showing we came from a common ancestor
This process relates to animals of one sex choosing specific traits in the animals of the other sex.
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This process relates to animals of one sex choosing specific traits in the animals of the other sex.
Sexual Selection
What has the greatest impact on the evolution of a new trait in a population?
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What has the greatest impact on the evolution of a new trait in a population?
Mutation --> The environment
This process relates to humans choosing to breed animals/plants with specific traits. I.e. 'selective breeding'
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This process relates to humans choosing to breed animals/plants with specific traits. I.e. 'selective breeding'
Artificial Selection
Draw/describe an example representing the process of natural selection.
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Draw/describe an example representing the process of natural selection.
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Describe the process of how natural selection in bacteria can lead to 'superbugs.'

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Describe the process of how natural selection in bacteria can lead to 'superbugs.'


Bacteria that survive a course of antibiotics due to a resistance mutation then reproduce to create a whole population of resistant bacteria, known as a super bug


This 'mistake' in the DNA can lead to helpful or hurtful new traits.
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This 'mistake' in the DNA can lead to helpful or hurtful new traits.
Mutation
The ability to walk on two legs
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The ability to walk on two legs
Bipedalism
A trait that better allows an organisms to survive in a particular environment
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A trait that better allows an organisms to survive in a particular environment
Adaptation
The branch of science that deals with classifying organisms
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The branch of science that deals with classifying organisms
Taxonomy/Classification
The two-name system for today's organisms, that includes their genus and species.
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The two-name system for today's organisms, that includes their genus and species.
Binomial Nomenclature
Where did Darwin go to study the process of evolution?
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Where did Darwin go to study the process of evolution?
Galapagoes Islands
Name the seven taxonomic ranks (levels of classification), in order from least specific to most specific.
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Name the seven taxonomic ranks (levels of classification), in order from least specific to most specific.
Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
Describe the concept and evolutionary benefit behind 'sneaker males.'
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Describe the concept and evolutionary benefit behind 'sneaker males.'
Males who are less appealing sneak and mate with the female while the big male isn't looking. Females appreciate their cleverness and choose to pass on that trait to their offspring.
The red-eyed tree frog and the tiger salamander both belong to the same class, Amphibia. This means they must also belong to which other taxons?
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The red-eyed tree frog and the tiger salamander both belong to the same class, Amphibia. This means they must also belong to which other taxons?
Kingdom, Phylum
Human beings evolved very slowly for a long time, but in our 'recent' evolutionary history (last 3 million years) there was rapid growth of our brain. Describe why this is the case.
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Human beings evolved very slowly for a long time, but in our 'recent' evolutionary history (last 3 million years) there was rapid growth of our brain. Describe why this is the case.
The constantly changing environments required organisms to be more intelligent to survive. Those with the increasingly bigger brains survived and past on the trait.
Name Ms. Gately's age, favorite color, favorite number, and how many years she has been at Eastie.
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Name Ms. Gately's age, favorite color, favorite number, and how many years she has been at Eastie.
25, turquoise/teal, 7, 2 years




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