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The Immutability Of Species

The idea that each individual species on the planet was specifically created by God and could never fundamentally change

2

Microevolution

The theory that natural selection can, over time, take an organism and transform it into a more specialized species of that organism

3

Macroevolution

The hypothesis that processes similar to those at work in macroevolution can over eons of time, transform an organism into a completely different kind of organism

4

Strata

Distinct layers of rock

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Fossils

Preserved remains of once living organisms

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Paleontology

The study of fossils

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Structural Homology

The study of similar structures in different species