These AP biology crosswords make wonderful vocabulary reviews for high school students. I give these to my students before each unit test as a fun review. An understanding of vocabulary is essential to acing the AP Biology exam! This pack consists of four crossword puzzles about evolution, plus an answer key.
The crossword puzzles are:
1) Evolution (convergent evolution, vestigial structure, strata, fossils, Pangaea, artificial selection, biogeography, Lamarck, Cuvier, natural selection, Linnaeus, Darwin, Wallace, endemic, methicillin resistant bacteria, adaptations, analogous structures, Aristotle, homology)
2) Phylogeny (shared derived character, maximum parsimony, Linnaeus, outgroup, basal taxa, Carnivora, species, Eukarya, Panthera, ancestor, phylogenetic tree, Archaea, paraphyletic, Mustelidae, Bacteria, analogous structures, taxonomy, horizontal gene transfer, branch point, Kingdom, Domain, molecular clock)
3) The Evolution of Populations (genetic variation, random mating, bottleneck effect, emigration, gene flow, evolution, mutations, large population, gene pool, heterozygous, sexual selection, Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, sexual dimorphism, founder effect, genetic drift, stabilizing selection, microevolution, neutral variation, directional selection, frequency, fitness, populations)
4) Speciation (punctuated equilibrium, allopatric speciation, polyploidy, temporal isolation, biological species concept, behavioral isolation, hybrid breakdown, habitat isolation, prezygotic barriers, hybrids, reinforcement, stability, mechanical isolation, hybridization, macroevolution, gametic isolation, speciation, fusion, reduced hybrid fertility, reduced hybrid viability, autopolyploid)
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Check out the other volumes in this series:
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 1: Foundations of Biology and ChemistryAP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 2: Cell Signaling, Replication, and SignalingAP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 3: Metabolism, Photosynthesis and Cellular RespirationAP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 4: GeneticsAP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 5: EvolutionAP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 6: EcologyAP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 7: Anatomy, Physiology, and Behavior
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