Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Evolution Vocabulary

Flash Cards for Evolution Unit Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Evolution change over time
CHARLES DARWIN published the results of his work in a book – On the Origin of Species – in which he proposed a theory called Natural Selection
Galapagos The islands that influenced Darwin the most
Hutton & Lyell studied geological change to show that the Earth changes over time
Lamarck was the first scientist to recognize that living things change over time
Malthus reasoned that if the human population continued to grow unchecked, sooner or later there would be insufficient living space and food for everyone
Variation differences between individual members of a population (ex. Color of fur, shape of teeth)
Adaptation an inherited characteristic that increases an organism’s chance of survival
Evolutionary Theory all life originated from a common ancestor.
Common Descent the theory that all species were derived from common ancestors
Fossil Record reveals changes in populations over time and supports the theory of evolution.
Homologous structures structures that have different mature forms, but develop from the same tissues. Ex. Arms, wings, and flippers are all constructed from the same basic bones
Embryology compare how embryos of different species look during certain stages of development
Biochemistry compare the chemicals that make up our body (amino acid)
Created by: HBscience
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards