What is the Theory of Evolution?

In today's lesson we look at Darwin's observations from his trip on HMS Beagle. We will then put all his observations together to see how Darwin came up with his theory. His theory is called evolution. We will apply this new knowledge to two other examples of evolution, mice and giraffes.

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Q1.Not all individuals of a species are exactly the ________. There are variations between them.

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Q2.The individuals of a species who are best ___________ to their environment are most likely to survive.

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Q3.These individuals are more likely reproduce and pass their useful adaptations onto their _____________.

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Q4.Individuals that are poorly adapted are less likely to __________.

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Q5.Over time, the characteristics that make survival more likely become more common and a species gradually __________.

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Q6.Given enough time, these small changes can add up to the extent that a new _________ can evolve altogether.

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Don't worry about how many of these you get right or wrong. We're just asking to help us make better lessons in the future. For some questions there are more than one right answer!

For all of the questions below choose a word to complete the sentence.
 
Q1.Not all individuals of a species are exactly the ________. There are variations between them.

1/6

Q2.The individuals of a species who are best ___________ to their environment are most likely to survive.

2/6

Q3.These individuals are more likely reproduce and pass their useful adaptations onto their _____________.

3/6

Q4.Individuals that are poorly adapted are less likely to __________.

4/6

Q5.Over time, the characteristics that make survival more likely become more common and a species gradually __________.

5/6

Q6.Given enough time, these small changes can add up to the extent that a new _________ can evolve altogether.

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Lesson summary: What is the Theory of Evolution?

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