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Stegall-Bio(311) #10

Stegall-Natural Selection

QuestionAnswer
True or False? Natural selection is a process by which populations change in response to the environment. True
Survive Continues to live in spite of life threatening circumstance.
Variation Differences among similar things.
Evaluate To analyze and examine something to make a judgement about its value.
Mutation Change in DNA
Recombination The continual remixing of DNA generation after generation.
Acquire To get something.
Artificial Something fake or not the real thing. An imitation.
Extinction When all the organisims of one type die out.
Scenario short story or situation
Adaptation A change in an organism to allow it to cope with its environment in a beneficial way.
What percentage of all organisms that have ever lived on the earth are now extinct? 95%
Artificial Selection happens through the intervention of what living thing? Human beings.
What kind of traits are acquired after the DNA of an organism is already set? Acquired traits.
Acquired Traits What kind of traits are due mainly to the influence of the environment?
Natural Selection Process by which organisms naturally select the best mate to produce the strongest offspring.
Survival of the Fittest Natural Selection
DNA The protein chain holding the genetic code for all life characteristics of an organism.
Created by: kastega