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A process of change over many generations, where animals or plants slowly change some of their physical characteristics is called...
Who is this famous evolutionary scientist?
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sophie is a tall, 11 year old drummer. She has a scar on her right cheek. She is good at swimming. Which of her traits did Magda most likely inherit?
Ability to swim
Ability to play the drums
What characteristic did Darwin observe about the finches on the Galapagos Islands?
What is the advantage of having different shaped beaks?
To look different from other species.
To be able to eat the food readily available in the environment.
To protect itself against predators.
To protect itself
Which term refers to the process by which individuals that are better suited to the environment survive and reproduce therefore passing down their genes to their offspring?
When an organism completely dies out, it is called...
The white feathers of a snowy owl allow it to blend in with its environment during the winter months (snow). This is an example of _______
A change or difference between animals of the same species is called...
Mary Anning was a very famous palaeontologist. This means she...
Selectively bred animals
Studied living plants and animals
Studied and collected fossils
Tick the statements about Mary Anning which are true.
She sold fossils to make money for her family
She was born in 1899
She was one of the earliest fossil hunters to identify pre-historic fossils
She grew up in London
She inspired the tongue twister 'She sells sea shells on the seas shore'
Think back to our science lessons. Kangaroo rats have adapted to survive in the desert without...
Taking a sip of water
Tick the statements you believe to be true. Fossils...
are the remains or traces of plants and animals that lived long ago.
are always found on a beach.
give scientists clues about the past.