Evolution videos

Video # 1. The Making of a Theory: Darwin, Wallace, and Natural Selection (31 minutes)

1.Describe the tools Darwin had available for his studies while traveling in the Beagle.

  1. Describe the significance of finding the fossil glyptodon.
  2. List and describe some of the observations Darwin made in the Galapagos’ Islands.
  3. List the places C. Darwin visited during the voyage of The Beagle.
  4. Describe the process Darwin followed to develop his theory (once he got back to England).
  5. Describe the area where A. Wallace conducted his studies of natural selection. Which organisms did he used in his studies? Which questions did he asked himself in pursuing his studies?

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