GAME NAME:

LIFE SCIENCE (CH. 5 AND 6)

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

EVOLUTION

DARWIN'S

VOYAGE

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO DARWIN'S VOYAGE.

EVOLUTION

DARWIN

(II)

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO DARWIN'S VOYAGE.

THE FOSSIL RECORD

FOSSIL

RECORD

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO THE FOSSIL RECORD.

OTHER EVIDENCE FOR

EVOLUTION

EVOLU-

TION

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO EVIDENCE FOR EVOLUTION.

CHAPTER 5 REVIEW

CH. 5

REVIEW

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO CHAPTER 5.

CHAPTER 5 REVIEW

CH. 5

REVIEW

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO CHAPTER 5.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

A GROUP OF SIMILAR

ORGANISMS THAT CAN MATE

WITH EACH OTHER AND

PRODUCE FERTILE OFFSPRING

IS CALLED _______.

SPECIES

A WELL-TESTED CONCEPT

THAT EXPLAINS MANY

OBSERVATIONS

SCIENTIFIC THEORY

SOME OF THE MOST

IMPORTANT CLUES TO

EARTH'S PAST ARE _______.

FOSSILS

EVIDENCE FOR EVOLUTIONARY

RELATIONSHIPS INCLUDES ____

STRUCTURES.

BODY

THE GRADUAL CHANGE IN A

SPECIES OVER TIME

EVOLUTION

SIMILAR STRUCTURES THAT

RELATED SPECIES INHERITED

FROM A COMMON ANCESTOR

ARE __________ STRUCTURES.

HOMOLOGOUS

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

DARWIN OBSERVED THE

GREATEST DIVERSITY OF

ORGANISMS ON THE _________

ISLANDS.

GALAPAGOS

DARWIN EXPLAINED THAT

EVOLUTION OCCURS BY

MEANS OF _______ _________.

NATURAL SELECTION

THE MILLIONS OF FOSSILS

THAT SCIENTISTS HAVE

COLLECTED ARE CALLED THE

______ ______.

FOSSIL RECORD

EVIDENCE FOR EVOLUTIONARY

RELATIONSHIPS INCLUDES ___

SEQUENCES.

DNA

A TRAIT THAT HELPS AN

ORGANISM SURVIVE AND

RE4PRODUCE

ADAPTATION

THE THEORY THAT EVOLUTION

OCCURS DURING SHORT

PERIODS OF RAPID CHANGE IS

PUNCTUATED __________.

EQUILIBRIA

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

MANY GALAPAGOS

ORGANISMS WERE _______ TO

ORGANISMS ON MAINLAND

SOUTH AMERICA.

SIMILAR

CAUSED BY LIMITED FOOD AND

OTHER RESOURCES

COMPETITION

EVOLUTION OCCURS SLOWLY

BUT STEADILY

GRADUALISM

EVIDENCE FOR EVOLUTIONARY

RELATIONSHIPS INCLUDES

___________ BEFORE BIRTH.

DEVELOPMENT

THE PROCESS BY WHICH

INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE

BETTER ADAPTED TO THEIR

ENVIRONMENT ARE MORE

LIKELY TO SURVIVE IS CALLED

NATURAL _________.

SELECTION

THE PRESERVED REMAINS OF

AN ORGANISM

FOSSIL

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

DARWIN NOTICED MANY

DIFFERENCES AMONG SIMILAR

_________ AS HE TRAVELED

FROM ONE GALAPAGOS

ISLAND TO THE NEXT.

ORGANISMS

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN

INDIVIDUALS OF THE SAME

SPECIES

VARIATIONS

EVOLUTION OCCURS DURING

SHORT PERIODS OF RAPID

CHANGES SEPARATED BY

LONG PERIODS OF LITTLE OR

NO CHANGES

PUNCTUATED

EQUILIBRIA

SIMILAR BODY STRUCTURES

THAT RELATED SPECIES HAVE

INHERITED FROM A COMMON

ANCESTOR ARE CALLED

__________ STRUCTURES.

HOMOLOGOUS

ANY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN

INDIVIDUALS OF THE SAME

SPECIES

VARIATION

A GROUP OF SIMILAR

ORGANISMS THAT CAN MATE

AND PRODUCE FERTILE

OFFSPRING

SPECIES

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

A TRAIT THAT HELPS AN

ORGANISM SURVIVE AND

REPRODUCE IS __________.

ADAPTATION

SPECIES PRODUCE MORE

OFFSPRING THAN CAN

SURVIVE

OVERPRODUCTION

MOST FOSSILS FORM WHEN

ORGANISMS THAT DIE BECOME

BURIED IN _________.

SEDIMENTS

THE DNA FROM _______ IS

PROVIDING SCIENTISTS WITH

NEW EVIDENCE ABOUT

EVOLUTION.

FOSSILS

THE THEORY THAT EVOLUTION

OCCURS SLOWLY BUT

STEADILY

GRADUALISM

NO MEMBERS OF A SPECIES

ARE STILL ALIVE

EXTINCT

 CATEGORY:   

A HYPOTHESIS FOR MASSEXTINCTION

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

AN OBJECT FROM SPACE,SUCH AS AN ASTEROID,STRUCK EARTH AND CAUSEDDUST AND HEAVY CLOUDS TOBLOCK ________ FOR YEARS.

 Response:   

SUNLIGHT (OR THESUN)

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 GAME NAME:

LIFE SCIENCE (CH. 5 AND 6)

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

EARTH'S HISTORY

FOSSILS

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO FOSSILS.

EARTH'S HISTORY

FOSSILS (II)

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO FOSSILS.

RELATIVE AGE OF ROCKS

AGE OF

ROCKS

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO THE RELATIVE AGE OF

ROCKS.

RADIOACTIVE DATING

RADIO.

DATING

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO RADIOACTIVE DATING.

THE GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE

GEOLOG.

TIME

SCALE

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO THE GEOLOGIC TIME

SCALE.

A TRIP THROUGH GEOLOGIC

TIME

GEOLOG.

TIME TRIP

IDENTIFY THE TERMS RELATED

TO GEOLOGIC TIME.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

___________ ROCK FORMS

WHEN AN EXISTING ROCK IS

CHANGED BY HEAT, PRESSURE,

OR CHEMICAL REACTIONS

METAMORPHIC

BY STUDYING FOSSILS,

SCIENTISTS LEARN HOW

EARTH'S _______ HAS

CHANGED.

SURFACE

THE NUMBER OF YEARS SINCE

THE ROCK FORMED IS THE

________ AGE.

ABSOLUTE

A TYPE OF MATTER IN WHICH

ALL THE ATOMS MAKING UP

THE MATTER ARE THE SAME

ELEMENT

HUMANS APPEARED ON EARTH

ABOUT ONE ______ BEFORE

MIDNIGHT ON THE GEOLOGIC

TIME SCALE.

SECOND

EARTH FORMED FROM A MASS

OF DUST AND ___.

GAS

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

_______ ROCK FORMS WHEN

MOLTEN MATERIAL COOLS

AND HARDENS BELOW OR ON

EARTH'S SURFACE

IGNEOUS

FOSSILS IN WHICH MINERALS

REPLACE ALL OR PART OF AN

ORGANISM ARE CALLED

_________ FOSSILS.

PETRIFIED

THE AGE OF A ROCK

COMPARED TO THE AGES OF

OTHER ROCKS IS THE ________

AGE.

RELATIVE

THE ATOMS OF AN UNSTABLE

ELEMENT BREAK DOWN TO

FORM ATOMS OF ANOTHER

ELEMENT DURING

RADIOACTIVE _____.

DECAY

THE GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE IS

A ______ OF THE LIFE FORMS

AND GEOLOGIC EVENTS IN

EARTH'S HISTORY.

RECORD

THE EARLIST LIFE FORMS

WERE PROBABLY MOST

SIMILAR TO ________.

BACTERIA

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

___________ ROCK FORMS

WHEN PARTICLES OF OTHER

ROCKS OR THE REMAINS OF

PLANTS AND ANIMALS ARE

PRESSED AND CEMENTED

TOGETHER.

SEDIMENTARY

A ______  ____ IS A TYPE OF

FOSSIL THAT IS AN

EXTREMELY THIN COATING OF

CARBON ON ROCK.

CARBON FILM

ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF

SUPERPOSITION, THE ______

LAYER IS AT THE BOTTOM.

OLDEST

RADIOACTIVE ELEMENTS

OCCUR NATURALLY IN _______

ROCK.

IGNEOUS

GEOLOGIC TIME BEGINS WITH

A LONG SPAN OF TIME CALLED

___________ TIME.

PRECAMBRIAN

THE AMOUNT OF ______ IN THE

ATMOSPHERE INCREASED AS

ORGANISMS BEGAN MAKING

FOOD USING ENERGY FROM

THE SUN.

OXYGEN

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THE ROCK CYCLE IS CAUSED

BY ______ INSIDE EARTH AND

AT EARTH'S SURFACE.

FORCES

A FOOTPRINT IS AN EXAMPLE

OF A _____ FOSSIL.

TRACE

AN UNCONFORMITY IS A ___ IN

THE GEOLOGIC RECORD.

GAP

THE HALF-LIFE OF A

RADIOACTIVE ELEMENT IS THE

TIME IT TAKES FOR ____ OF

THE RADIOACTIVE ATOMS TO

DECAY.

HALF

THE THREE BASIC UNITS OF

THE GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE

ARE ERAS, PERIODS AND

______.

EPOCHS

MASS __________ IS WHEN

MANY TYPES OF LIVING THINGS

DIE OUT AT THE SAME TIME.

EXTINCTION

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

ROCK PUSHED BENEATH

EARTH'S SURFACE IS ______ BY

THE HEAT OF EARTH'S

INTERIOR.

MELTED

____ CAN FORM IN WARM,

SWAMPY REGIONS.

COAL

GEOLOGISTS USE _____

FOSSILS TO MATCH ROCK

LAYERS IN DIFFERENT

LOCATIONS.

INDEX

GEOLOGISTS USE

RADIOACTIVE DATING TO FIND

THE ________ AGES OF ROCKS.

ABSOLUTE

THE MESOZOIC ERA IS THE

AGE OF _________.

DINOSAURS

THE CONTINENTS MOVED

TOGETHER TO FORM A GREAT

LANDMASS, OR

SUPERCONTINENT, CALLED

_______.

PANGAEA

 CATEGORY:   

A HYPOTHESIS FOR MASSEXTINCTION

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

AN OBJECT FROM SPACE,SUCH AS AN ASTEROID,STRUCK EARTH AND CAUSEDDUST AND HEAVY CLOUDS TOBLOCK ________ FOR YEARS.

 Response:   

SUNLIGHT (OR THESUN)

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