The Origin and Evolution of Life Crossword Puzzle

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QUESTIONS LIST: endosymbiote : lost the ability to survive independently and became organelles (e.g. mitochondria and chloroplasts), protocell : early membranes trapped organic molecules inside when they formed spontaneously in the early earth, translation : ribosome makes a protein by matching trnas to an mrna and joining amino acids together in a chain, charging : charging enzymes (aars) match and join amino acids and trnas, pangea : all continents joined together in a single land mass, prokaryote : unicellular microorganism that lacks a nucleus and has no internal membranes, cell theory : cells are the basic units of life, specialization : an advantage of multicellularity; allows cells to perform different activities associated with survival or reproduction and increase complexity, fossil : preserved remains of past life, luca : earliest organism whose progeny survived to evolve into all existing life forms (abbreviation), miller urey : experiment that simulated conditions of early atmosphere to demonstrate the possibility of spontaneous formation of organic molecules, stromatolite : mat formed by prokaryotic fossils and sediment, transcription : rna polymerase makes an rna copy of one strand of dna.