Science: 6.1

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Science: 6.1
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2013-12-17 14:40:21
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First semester science notes.
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  1. __________ hypothesized that characteristics developed by parents are passed on to their offspring.
    LAMARCK
  2. A trip to the Galápagos Islands prompted ________ to develop the theory of evolution by natural selection.
    DARWIN
  3. Variations result from ________ in an organism's genes.
    MUTATIONS
  4. Geographic isolation (does / does not) contribute to evolution.
    DOES
  5. The rapid development of bacteria resistant to penicillin is an example of ________ ________.
    PUNCTUATED EQUILIBRIUM
  6. Traits developed during a parent's lifetime (are / are not) passed on to offspring.
    ARE NOT
  7. Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection emphasizes the ________ among individuals of a species.
    DIFFERENCES
  8. A species is a group of organisms that share similar characteristics and (cannot / can ) reproduce among themselves to produce fertile offspring.
    CAN
  9. Darwin observed that the beak-shapes of different species of Galápagos finches (were / were not) related to their eating habits.
    WERE
  10. ________ are made up of all the individuals of a species living in the same area.
    POPULATIONS
  11. Variations that occur among individuals of a species (are / are not) passed on to offspring.
    ARE

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