- 25.1: Fossilized stromatolites a. formed around deep-sea vents. b. resemb...
- 25.2: The oxygen revolution changed Earths environment dramatically. Whic...
- 25.3: Which factor most likely caused animals and plants in India to diff...
- 25.4: Adaptive radiations can be a direct consequence of three of the fol...
- 25.5: Which of the following steps has not yet been accomplished by scien...
- 25.6: A genetic change that caused a certain Hox gene to be expressed alo...
- 25.7: A swim bladder is a gas-filled sac that helps fish maintain buoyanc...
- 25.8: EVOLUTION CONNECTION Describe how gene flow, genetic drift, and nat...
- 25.9: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY Herbivory (plant eating) has evolved repeatedly ...
- 25.10: WRITE ABOUT A THEME: Organization You have seen many examples of ho...
- 25.11: S YNTHESIZE YOUR KNOWLEDGE In 2010, the Soufriere Hills volcano on ...
Solutions for Chapter 25: The History of Life on Earth
Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 10th Edition
An instrument used to determine wind speed.
The scientific study of climate.
That portion of a stream’s load carried in solution.
A type of solid state flow that produces a change in the size and shape of a rock body without fracturing. Occurs at depths where temperatures and confining pressures are high.
A partially enclosed coastal water body that is connected to the ocean. Salinity here is measurably reduced by the freshwater flow of rivers
The solid Earth, the largest of Earth’s four major spheres.
A submerged flat-topped seamount.
Nearly spherical ice pellets having concentric layers and formed by the successive freezing of layers of water.
See H-R diagram.
A chemical bond between two oppositely charged ions formed by the transfer of valence electrons from one atom to the other.
Lines connecting points of equal temperature.
A region outside the orbit of Neptune where most short-period comets are thought to originate.
A term often used synonymously with hypothesis but is less precise because it is sometimes used to describe a theory as well.
Pelagic organisms that can move independently of ocean currents by swimming or other means of propulsion.
Warm air gliding up a retreating cold air mass.
The amount of pressure change occurring over a given distance.
The spontaneous decay of certain unstable atomic nuclei.
A large, relatively flat expanse of ancient metamorphic rock within the stable continental interior.
Small solar system bodies
Solar system objects not classified as planets or moons that include dwarf planets, asteroids, comets, and meteoroids.
Describes a mineral’s toughness or its resistance to breaking or deforming.