History of Life/Eras
Experiments
Natural Selection
Trivia
100

This was the earliest era

precambrian

100

Studied flies and meat to disprove spontaneous generation

Redi

100

"Those turtles laid too many eggs!"

overproduction of offspring

100

Disney character who freezes things with her hands

Elsa

200

What was the early earth like?

hot

no breathable oxygen

200

Used the swan neck flask to show that bacteria could not come from nonliving matter

Pasteur

200

"There are brown mice and white mice."

variation

200

Disney character who falls in love with the Beast

Belle

300

Which era included flowering plants for the first time?

mesozoic

300

Miller and Urey used this to mimic lightning in their experiment

electricity

300

"There is not enough food for all of those giraffes."

Competition/limited resources

300

Disney character who sings the song "You're Welcome" in Moana.

Maui

400

How can you determine a fossil's age?

look at layer

OR

half life

400

The theory that life comes from LIFE.

biogenesis

400

Long neck giraffes will survive and pass their traits on too offspring

survival of fittest/ favorable traits passed on

400

This is the next unit we will be covering.

Ecology

500

What method determines the age of a fossil by its position in the earth?

relative dating

500

The theory that life can come from nonliving matter

spontaneous generation

500

Pop up trivia: This scientist thought that organisms could change their traits during their lifetime.

Lamarck

500

Capital of NH

Concord

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