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Evolution and Genetics Terms

Evolution A theory that all organisms are related and share a common ancestor
DNA The instructions on how to build an organism
Species A group of organisms that are related and can produce offspring.
Adaptation A characteristic that helps an organism survive and reproduce.
Population A group of individuals of the same species.
Environmental factors Anything in an environment that can affect an organism such as temperature, food, available, water
Extinction When an entire species dies off from Earth.
Genetic Mutation A mistake in DNA that can lead to a new trait in an organism.
Camouflage An adaptation when an organism can blend in with its environment.
Genetics A branch of science that studies DNA, traits and inheritance.
Heredity The passing down of traits from parent to child
Dominant trait Part of the DNA that usually shows up in the new organism
Recessive trait Part of the DNA that is not shown in an organism but gets passed down.
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