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When organisms are better adapted to their environment they will survive and reproduce more successfully than organisms less adapted. This process is called what?
Evolution of all species
Which scientist visited the Galapagos Islands and came up with the theory of natural selection?
Gigantopithecus were very large primates that lived 500,000 years ago. Since none of these mammals are still today, they are said to be....
Scientists have collected millions of fossils of different organisms, and have developed a timeline of life on Earth. What do we call this?
The theory of evolution
Sometimes bones in the front limbs of animals are very similar in structure. What do we call similar bone structures that indicate a link to a common ancestor?
A physical or behavioral trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce in its environment is called a what?
A response to a stimulus
What most likely caused the finches on the Galapagos Islands to have beaks that were different from the finches on the mainland?
There were different types of predators on the island.
There were different types of food available on the island.
The finches had no water to drink.
The finches on the mainland could not fly high enough.
When looking at two birds of the same species, you notice that one has darker feathers than the other one. You also notice that one has a beak that is just a little longer. These slight differences within members of the same species are called.....
What is the study of organisms at the early stages of development?
What do we call a change in a species over time?