Speciation

In this lesson we will learn about how new species are formed.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following was NOT a scientist who developed a theory of evolution?

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Q2.What was the name of the book published by Charles Darwin in 1859?

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Q3.Who proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection?

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Q4.Tick TWO statements which apply to Lamarck's theory of evolution

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a reason why the theory of evolution by natural selection was only gradually accepted?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following was NOT a scientist who developed a theory of evolution?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the book published by Charles Darwin in 1859?

2/5

Q3.Who proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection?

3/5

Q4.Tick TWO statements which apply to Lamarck's theory of evolution

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Which of the following is NOT a reason why the theory of evolution by natural selection was only gradually accepted?

5/5

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Quiz:

Speciation

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Which scientist developed a theory of speciation?

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Q2.What is speciation?

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Q3.What are different species unable to do?

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Q4.Put the steps of speciation into the correct order
Different environmental conditions
Speciation (can no longer breed to produce fertile offspring)
Those best adapted in each area survive, breed and pass alleles onto offspring.
Geographical separation
Mutations lead to new alleles

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Speciation

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Which scientist developed a theory of speciation?

1/4

Q2.What is speciation?

2/4

Q3.What are different species unable to do?

3/4

Q4.Put the steps of speciation into the correct order
Different environmental conditions
Speciation (can no longer breed to produce fertile offspring)
Those best adapted in each area survive, breed and pass alleles onto offspring.
Geographical separation
Mutations lead to new alleles

4/4

Lesson summary: Speciation

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