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The Theory of Evolution
More than 3 billion years ago life on earth began as simple organisms from which all the more complex organisms evolved
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Natural Selection
INdividuals within a species show variation because of the differences in their genes, individuals with characteristics that make them better adapted to the environment have a better chance and so is more likely to breed successfully
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Mutation
A change in an organism's DNA
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Lamarck's belief of Evolution
If a characteristic was used a lot by an organism then it would become more developed during it's lifetime
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Classification
When scientists group organisms into different groups with similar features
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INdividuals within a species show variation because of the differences in their genes, individuals with characteristics that make them better adapted to the environment have a better chance and so is more likely to breed successfully

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Natural Selection

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A change in an organism's DNA

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If a characteristic was used a lot by an organism then it would become more developed during it's lifetime

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When scientists group organisms into different groups with similar features

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