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In a Nut
This subject studies how information
is passed from parents to kids in genes.
What is genetics?
This scientist is famous for his
work on evolution.
Who is Charles Darwin?
The process where good traits become more common in the next generation, and
bad traits less common.
What is natural selection?
Variability, heritability and selection are all required in order for this to
What is evolution
(or natural selection)?
The number of surviving offspring
an animal has in its lifetime.
What is fitness?
The islands off the coast of South America that is visited by scientists who
What are the Galapagos Islands?
This island has a large crater in the middle.
What is Daphne Major Island?
This animal has been studied for evolutionary changes on Daphne Major.
What is the finch?
This part of the bird has a lot of variation and is used in evolution studies.
What is the beak?
Birds with this beak size are better suited for dry conditions because they can
crack open the harder seeds.
What are birds with larger beaks?
Its age is 4.5 billion years!
What is Earth?
Our DNA has 99.4% in common with this animal.
What is a chimp?
What’s left behind of animals and plants that can be as old as 3,500,000,000
What are fossils?
The molecule storing your genetic information that reaches from here to the
moon if stretched out.
What is DNA?
More than 90% of our bodies are made of this.
What are bacteria?
A group of organisms capable of breeding with each other.
What is a species?
When a species is eliminated.
What is extinction?
Differences in animals causing some to look different than others.
What is variation?
An animal’s ability to change to its surroundings.
What are adaptations?
Resources are limited. As a result, all members do this to survive.
What is competing for resources?
An animal with a well adapted neck for eating leaves off the tall trees.
What is a giraffe?
An animal whose stripes help confuse predators.
What is a zebra?
This animal’s large feather display scares away predators because their
feather spots look like eyes.
What is a peacock?
This animal is able to change its color to its surroundings to help blend in
with the environment.
What is a chameleon?
These animals have spines growing from its back in order to protect them.
What is a hedgehog
Make your wager
Name two of the three thins that are necessary in order for evolution (adaptations) to occur.