- 23.1: Natural selection changes allele frequencies because some _________...
- 23.2: No two people are genetically identical, except for identical twins...
- 23.3: If the nucleotide variability of a locus equals 0%, what is the gen...
- 23.4: There are 25 individuals in population 1, all with genotype AA, and...
- 23.5: A fruit fly population has a gene with two alleles, A1 and A2. Test...
- 23.6: EVOLUTION CONNECTION Using at least two examples, explain how the p...
- 23.7: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY I n t e r p r e t t h e Data Researchers studied...
- 23.8: WRITE ABOUT A THEME: Organization Heterozygotes at the sickle-cell ...
- 23.9: SYNTHESIZE YOUR KNOWLEDGE This kettle lake formed 14,000 years ago ...
Solutions for Chapter 23: The Evolution of Populations
Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 10th Edition
The level below which a stream cannot erode.
Extremely dense solar material caused by electrons being displaced inward toward an atom’s nucleus.
Elements of weather and climate
Those quantities or properties of the atmosphere that are measured regularly and that are used to express the nature of weather and climate.
A star that varies in brightness.
Displacement along a fault that is so slow and gradual that little seismic activity occurs.
A sensitive instrument used to measure the intensity of Earth’s magnetic field at various points.
The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller fragments.
Metamorphic rocks that do not exhibit foliation.
Incandescent volcanic debris buoyed up by hot gases that moves downslope in an avalanche fashion.
A curved lake produced when a stream cuts off a meander.
Primary (P) wave
A type of seismic wave that involves alternating compression and expansion of the material through which it passes.
The eon following the Archean and preceding the Phanerozoic. It extends between about 2,500 million (2.5 billion) and 540 million years ago.
A positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus of an atom.
A collapsing cloud of gas and dust destined to become a star.
The period of Earth’s rotation with respect to the stars.
A time period based on the revolution of the Moon around Earth with respect to the stars.
A movement common to mass-wasting processes in which the material moving downslope remains fairly coherent and moves along a well-defined surface.
A measure of stellar distance.
One of the three main categories of meteorites. This group, as the name implies, is a mixture of iron and silicate minerals.
The size, shape, and distribution of the particles that collectively constitute a rock.