- 22.1: Which of the following is not an observation or inference on which ...
- 22.2: Which of the following observations helped Darwin shape his concept...
- 22.3: Within six months of effectively using methicillin to treat S. aure...
- 22.4: The upper forelimbs of humans and bats have fairly similar skeletal...
- 22.5: DNA sequences in many human genes are very similar to the sequences...
- 22.6: EVOLUTION CONNECTION Explain why anatomical and molecular features ...
- 22.7: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY Draw I T Mosquitoes resistant to the pesticide D...
- 22.8: WRITE ABOUT A THEME: Interactions Write a short essay (about 100150...
- 22.9: SYNTHESIZE YOUR KNOWLEDGE This honeypot ant (genus Myrmecocystus) c...
Solutions for Chapter 22: Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 10th Edition
Altitude (of the Sun)
The angle of the Sun above the horizon.
See Intermediate composition.
A cloud of glowing gas excited by ultraviolet radiation from hot stars.
Changes in rock caused by the heat from a nearby magma body.
One of three basic cloud forms; also the name given one of the clouds of vertical development. Cumulus are billowy individual cloud masses that often have flat bases.
Daily temperature range
The difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.
Dry-summer subtropical climate
A climate located on the west sides of continents between latitudes 30° and 45°. It is the only humid climate with a strong winter precipitation maximum.
The downslope movement of watersaturated, clay-rich sediment. Most characteristic of humid regions.
The flat, low-lying portion of a stream valley subject to periodic inundation.
The resistance a mineral offers to scratching.
Relates the distance to a galaxy and its velocity.
A soil lacking horizons.
A coherent unit of Earth’s rigid outer layer that includes the crust and upper unit.
Rocks formed by the alteration of preexisting rock deep within Earth (but still in the solid state) by heat, pressure, and/or chemically active fluids.
A relatively flat, gently sloping plain consisting of materials deposited by meltwater streams in front of the margin of an ice sheet.
A span on the geologic time scale between the eons of the Precambrian and Mesozoic era from about 540 million to 248 million years ago.
A magnetic field opposite to that which exists at present.
A layer of soil that has identifiable characteristics produced by chemical weathering and other soil-forming processes.
Periodic change in the elevation of the ocean surface.
A form of limestone that is deposited by hot springs or as a cave deposit.