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Jeopardy

Choose a category.

You will be given the answer.

You must give the correct question.

Click to begin.


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Choose a point value.

Choose a point value.

Click here for Final Jeopardy


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Science Talk

Evolution

In a Nut

Shell

Cool Facts

Live or

Die

Adaptations

Around Us

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This subject studies how information

is passed from parents to kids in genes.


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What is genetics?


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This scientist is famous for his

work on evolution.


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Who is Charles Darwin?


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The process where good traits become more common in the next generation, and

bad traits less common.


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What is natural selection?


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Variability, heritability and selection are all required in order for this to

occur.


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What is evolution

(or natural selection)?


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The number of surviving offspring

an animal has in its lifetime.


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What is fitness?


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The islands off the coast of South America that is visited by scientists who

study evolution.


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What are the Galapagos Islands?


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This island has a large crater in the middle.


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What is Daphne Major Island?


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This animal has been studied for evolutionary changes on Daphne Major.


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What is the finch?


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This part of the bird has a lot of variation and is used in evolution studies.


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What is the beak?


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Birds with this beak size are better suited for dry conditions because they can

crack open the harder seeds.


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What are birds with larger beaks?


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Its age is 4.5 billion years!


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What is Earth?


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Our DNA has 99.4% in common with this animal.


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What is a chimp?


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What’s left behind of animals and plants that can be as old as 3,500,000,000

years.


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What are fossils?


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The molecule storing your genetic information that reaches from here to the

moon if stretched out.


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What is DNA?


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More than 90% of our bodies are made of this.


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What are bacteria?


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A group of organisms capable of breeding with each other.


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What is a species?


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When a species is eliminated.


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What is extinction?


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Differences in animals causing some to look different than others.


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What is variation?


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An animal’s ability to change to its surroundings.


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What are adaptations?


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Resources are limited. As a result, all members do this to survive.


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What is competing for resources?


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An animal with a well adapted neck for eating leaves off the tall trees.


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What is a giraffe?


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An animal whose stripes help confuse predators.


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What is a zebra?


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This animal’s large feather display scares away predators because their

feather spots look like eyes.


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What is a peacock?


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This animal is able to change its color to its surroundings to help blend in

with the environment.


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What is a chameleon?


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These animals have spines growing from its back in order to protect them.


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What is a hedgehog

(or porcupine!)


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Final Jeopardy

Make your wager


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Name two of the three thins that are necessary in order for evolution (adaptations) to occur.


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What are:

Variation

Heritability

Selection


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