Speciation

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Speciation
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What is speciation?
The evolution of new species
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What are the 4 stages of speciation?
Isolation ; Genetic Variation ; Natural Selection ; Speciation
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Explain each of the following:
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Isolation
2 populations of species become separated where they may experience different conditions
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Genetic Variation
Each population has a wide range of alleles that control their characteristics
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Natural Selection
In each population, the alleles that control the characteristics which help the organism to survive and breed are selected ; General characteristics of population chage
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Speciation
Populations become so different that successful interbreeding is no longer possible --> a new species is formed
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What is speciation?

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The evolution of new species

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What are the 4 stages of speciation?

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Explain each of the following:

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Isolation

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