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Online Course for Teachers: Teaching Evolution

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SESSION 2: How Does Darwin's Theory of Evolution
Illustrate the Process of Science?

Explain Part C: Darwin's Theory

Darwin wrote his autobiography in the last years of his life. Read this passage from Darwin's autobiography.

Summarize the main points in Darwin's theory of natural selection. Include examples of observations and experiments he used to support his theory.



Compare your key points of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection to this summary.


Next: Elaborate Part A: The Age of Darwin

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