10.11: Extinction and Radiation of Life Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated2 minsto complete % Progress Practice Extinction and Radiation of Life MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated2 minsto complete % Estimated2 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish adaptive radiation An explosion in the diversity of species as vacant niches are filled. This often occurs after a mass extinction. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Describes how species die out, and how new ones evolve to fill the vacant niches. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Extinction and Radiation of Life Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: Adaptive radiation extinction mass extinction (1 more) SCI.ESC.856.L.1 Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.856 (Extinction and Radiation of Life) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 15, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.