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Unformatted text preview: /me •  Over /me the afributes of organisms have changed and diversified drama/cally through the process of evolu/on. •  What individuals do with mafer and energy is varied. •  The structure and func/on of individuals are products of evolu/onary change and the environment. Adapta/on •  Afributes of structure and func/on that suit organisms to the condi/ons of its environment are called adapta/ons. Natural selec/on •  The close correspondence of organisms to their environment is no accident. •  Derives from a process called natural selec/on. •  Only individuals that are well adapted to their environment will survive and produce offspring. •  Favorable traits are passed on, unfavo...
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