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Evolution

Evolution and Natural Selection

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The behavior or physical characteristic that allows an organism to survive and reproduce? Adaptation
The gradual change in species over time is? Evolution
A process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce is called? Natural Selection
The preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past is called a(an)? Fossil
This is when the disappearance of all members of a species from Earth Extinction
Where individuals become more adapted to their environment by natural means over time Natural Selection
Individuals are changed by the influence of humans by selecting favorable traits is known as? Artificial Selection
The peppered moths wing color changes, due to the increased pollution from the industrial revolution is an example of? Natural Selection
The goldendoodle, a cross between a golden retriever and a poodle, is an example of? Artificial Selection
This allows an organism to blend into the environment Camouflage
A physical feature developed over time to help an organism survive in its environment is called a(an) Structural Adaptation
The way an organism acts to help it survive is known as what? Behavioral Adaptation
This trait allows an organism to perform special functions in the body Physiological Adaptation
After studying the Finches in the Galapagos Islands, Charles Darwin established this theory when he wrote his book "On the Origin of Species". Evolution