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Evidence for Evolution: Paleontology, Biogeography, Embryology, Comparative Anatomy & Molecular Biology

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Which does NOT provide evidence for evolution?

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1. Paleontology is the study of

2. Comparative anatomy is useful for all but which of the following?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of evidence for evolution from varying scientific fields.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Fields that provide evidence for evolution
  • Focus of paleontology
  • Comparative anatomy applications
  • Fossil records' relation to evolution

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the evidence for evolution that comes from scientific fields lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding evolution evidence and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about what different fields prove on the theory of evolution

Additional Learning

To learn more about evolution, review the lesson called Evidence for Evolution: Paleontology, Biogeography, Embryology, Comparative Anatomy & Molecular Biology. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Recall Darwin's theory of evolution
  • Know how paleontology proves the theory of evolution
  • Review ways biogeography supports the theory of evolution
  • Determine why homology and embryology gives evidence on the theory of evolution
  • Understand how molecular biology supports evolution
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