Science: 6.2

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Science: 6.2
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2013-12-17 14:57:09
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First semester science practice.
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  1. A group of organisms that share similar characteristics
    SPECIES
  2. change in inherited characteristics over time is ________
    EVOLUTION
  3. Darwin's theory of evolution by natural ________
    SELECTION
  4. the model for the slow, ongoing process of evolution
    GRADUALISM
  5. the model for rapid evolution
    PUNCTUATED EUILIBRIUM
  6. kind of rock in which fossils are often found
    SEDIMENTARY ROCK
  7. each radioactive ________ gives off radiation at a different rate
    ELEMENT
  8. the study of embryos and their development
    EMBRYOLOGY
  9. ________ structures appear to have no purpose
    VESTIGIAL
  10. animals with opposable thumbs and binocular vision
    PRIMATES
  11. humanlike primates of 4 to 6 million years ago
    HOMINIDS
  12. early humans
    HOMO-SAPIENS
  13. an inherited trait that makes an individual different
    VARIATION

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