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Darwin's Darkest Hour
Introduce the Program & Topics
EXPLORE CHARLES DARWIN
The thought of unveiling his "big book" created a sickening panic in Darwin. Give your students a quick overview of Darwin's theory of evolution, how he developed it, and the dilemma he faced.
Darwin's Darkest Hour (Video)
Watch the remarkable story of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution by natural selection. (Chapter 1, 15:00 mins.)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/beta/evolution/darwins-darkest-hour.html


Evolving Ideas: Who Was Charles Darwin? (Video)
Meet the man, Charles Darwin, and learn what experiences shaped his theory of evolution. (6:36 mins.)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/11/2/e_s_2.html


Darwin's Dangerous Idea (Video Extra)
Learn about the internal struggles Darwin faced with publicizing his theory of evolution. (3:30 mins.)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/02/2/l_022_04.html


   

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