Worksheet

Name: __________________________________________ Date: ____________

 

NOTE: Answers may be found in videos.

Define the following terms:

Anatomical Homology-________________________________________________

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Biogeography-_______________________________________________________

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Transitional Fossils- __________________________________________________

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Explain what a pentadactyl limb is and how it shows evidence of evolution:

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When were homologous structures first noted?

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Are homologous structures produced by the same genes or different genes?

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How can closely related species look different?

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How can vastly different species be similar?

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Are Darwin’s finches a good example or bad example of evolution? Explain and support your thoughts.

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What suggests that organisms that develop the same way have a common ancestor?

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Are organisms more closely related towards the beginning of development or towards the end? How does this support evolution?

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How are fossils good evidence for evolution? Give two examples.

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How does the fossil record prove evolution?

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