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1

Charles Darwin proposed that?

Organisms descended from common ancestors

Correct Theroy

2

Charles Darwin's most important stop was at the?

Galagos Islands

3

What is Variation?

The difference in physical traits of an individual from those of other individuals in the group to which it belongs

4

What is Fitness?

How well an organism can survive in its environment

5

What is Overproduction?

More individuals are born than can survive resulting in competition

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What is a Descent with Modification?

Over time the Species with adaptions that are better suited for the environment will dominate

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What are the 5 forms of Darwin's Evidence?

Fossil Record
Biogeography
Embryology
Anatomy

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What is Biogeography?

The study of where organisms lived and where their Ancestors lived

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What is Embryology?

Similar features of Embryos in very different organisms

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Jean Baptiste Lamarck proposed that?

Organisms evolve towards perfection and complexity

The environment would causes change through use and disuse

The theory was wrong