Glossary of terms

Adaptation - How living things are specialised to suit their environment.

Evolution - The process by which living things can gradually change over time.

Inheritance - The process of passing on features from parents to offspring.

Species - A group of living things with very similar characteristics. They can breed together to make more living things of the same type.


What is evolution?


Why did the brown bear evolve into the polar bear?


What is inheritance?


What is adaptation?


Class Clips - Adaptation, inheritance and evolution