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TOPIC: Evolution
Darwin's Darkest Hour
This two-hour drama presents the remarkable story behind the birth of Darwin's radically controversial theory of evolution and reveals his deeply personal crisis.
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Welcome to NOVA's "Lesson Ideas." This new feature mines NOVA's vast library to bring you a robust selection of interactives, video clips, and lesson plans you can use to make science come alive for your students. Come back each week for a new collection centered on a different topic area.
Subject areas covered: Life Science

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Use these resources to provide background for the lesson ideas suggested in the "Learn the Science" and "Discover Careers" sections.

Introduce key science topics and concepts with these media-rich resources.  
Discover Darwin's Theory of Evolution
Learn about Darwin and his theory of natural selection, the nature of science, and religion and evolution.

Explore Evolution and Religion
Examine how Darwin's theory of evolution conflicted with the social and religious views of his time.

See what it's like to work in the field.  
Related Careers
Find out about careers related to evolution.

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