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Chapter 7, Lesson 4
NAME _____________________
p. 268-271
1. How are Evolution and Classification Related?
_________________ published an explanation for how species change over time.
EVOLUTION is the process of ___________ over time.
NATURAL SELECTION is the process by which individuals that are better
_____________ to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce.
Example of natural selection=
***Species with similar ___________ ___________ are classified more closely
together.
2. Branching Tree Diagram
BRANCHING TREE DIAGRAM shows probable evolutionary _____________
among organisms and the _____________ in which specific characteristics
evolved.
Organisms are grouped according to their _____________ derived
characteristics.
SHARED DERIVED CHARACTERISTIC is a _____________, such as fur, that
the common ancestor passed on.
3. DETERMINING EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS
CONVERGENT EVOLUTION is when unrelated organisms evolve characteristics
that are ____________________.
Example of convergent evolution=
ADDITIONAL NOTES: