1 Apparent change in species
over time is called evolution
2 defined as a genetic change in the
characteristics of a species over
many generations, resulting in the
formation of new species
3 A Generation is the time between
the birth of an individual and
when that individual produces
offspring of its own.
4 EXAMPLE : The fossil history of the horse has
created changes over many generations. Fossil
skeletons have been found of a horse-like
animal that was about the size of a small dog.
The scientific name of the species of horse is
called the Hyracotherium.
5 English naturalist Charles
Darwin (b.1890 - 1882) developed
his idea of evolution