Extinction

Extinction

  • Created by: Rosie
  • Created on: 04-04-13 14:47

Causes

  • New diseases
  • New predators
  • New, more successful competitors
  • Changes to the environment over geological time - such as a change in climate
  • A single catastrophic event - such as a massive volcanic eruption or a collision between an asteroid and the Earth

Effects

  • species that were poorly adapted became extinct such as the Dodo.
  • mass extinction

Overall summary

The Fossil record shows that many species have become extinct since life on Earth began. Extinction is still happening and a lot of it occurs because of human activities. We compete with other living things for space, food and water, and we are very successful predators.

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Extinction

Extinction

  • Created by: Rosie
  • Created on: 04-04-13 14:47

Causes

  • New diseases
  • New predators
  • New, more successful competitors
  • Changes to the environment over geological time - such as a change in climate
  • A single catastrophic event - such as a massive volcanic eruption or a collision between an asteroid and the Earth

Effects

  • species that were poorly adapted became extinct such as the Dodo.
  • mass extinction

Overall summary

The Fossil record shows that many species have become extinct since life on Earth began. Extinction is still happening and a lot of it occurs because of human activities. We compete with other living things for space, food and water, and we are very successful predators.

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