Flashcards in Evolution And Natural Selection Deck (10):
Charles Darwin proposed that?
Organisms descended from common ancestors
Charles Darwin's most important stop was at the?
What is Variation?
The difference in physical traits of an individual from those of other individuals in the group to which it belongs
What is Fitness?
How well an organism can survive in its environment
What is Overproduction?
More individuals are born than can survive resulting in competition
What is a Descent with Modification?
Over time the Species with adaptions that are better suited for the environment will dominate
What are the 5 forms of Darwin's Evidence?
What is Biogeography?
The study of where organisms lived and where their Ancestors lived
What is Embryology?
Similar features of Embryos in very different organisms