Evolution notes
1. What is the definition of evolution and what are the requirements for it to occur?

 
 
 
 
 

2. Who/What/When/Where was Charles Darwin?
 
 
 
 

3. What is natural selection?
 
 
 
 

4. Who are “the fittest” in the much quoted “survival of the fittest”?
 
 
 
 

5. What is the difference between homologous traits and analogous traits?  Give examples of each.
 
 
 
 
 
 

6. What is biodiversity and why is it important?
 
 
 
 
 

7. What is the difference between gradualism and punctuated equilibrium?
 
 
 
 
 
 

8. What is adaptive radiation?
 
 
 
 
 

9. What is the definition of a species?
 
 
 
 


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