Development of “Darwin’s
Please write a paper
explaining the following points:
did Charles Darwin NOT become a doctor?
long was he in medical school?
did his father want him to do, if he wasn’t going to be a physician?
type of education did Darwin
begin in respect to his father’s wishes?
job offer did Darwin
get that changed the course of his life?
his father agree to let him go on the big voyage?
was the HMS Beagle?
kind of equipment did Darwin
take on the Beagle.
was their importance to him?
- What oceanic landforms interested Darwin?
was his “first great theory?”
his 1st theory correct?
kind of evidences began to interest Darwin
once he got off the ship to explore jungles?
did he see on the Galapagos that really stimulated his mind to think
about where life come from?
5 years on the ship, he returned to England and began “mental
does “mental rioting” mean? Why
did he do this in “secret notebooks.”
did he do with pigeons that taught him about genetic variation in
did he think regarding the finches on the Galapagos?
idea did he use from Malthus? What did he decide about natural selection?
new idea of natural selection powering evolution was awesome. Why did he not immediately publish?
two events pushed him to publish his theory of how evolution happens?
co-present with to the Linean Society?
is the “Origin of the Species?”
- What are the two main ideas in his
is the only figure in the Origin of the species?
kinds of evidences do we see today that indicates that species have been
changed over time?
are the 4 main ideas shown in the fossil record?
are Earth history and Life History intertwined?
are the 3 things that fuel evolution?
the example given to illustrate pocket mice coloration evolution on
desert lava flows.
did you learn about Darwin
and his life that is different than what you had previously thought?