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9781556525025

Darwin and evolution for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities

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1st ed.

A biography of the English naturalist who, after collecting plants and animals from around the world, postulated the theory of evolution by natural selection. Includes related activities.

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  • ISBN: 9781556525025 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1556525028 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 146 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 22 cm x 28 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Before Darwin -- Taxonomy -- 2. A comfortable youth -- Be a backyard naturalist -- Acquired characteristics -- Making shrewsbury cakes -- A classified education -- 3. To distant lands -- Botanical treasure hunt -- Tying the knot -- South American Comida -- Voyage journal -- 4. The search for reasons -- Make your own fossils -- Traveling plants -- 5. A turning point in human understanding -- Going ape -- Count the generations -- 6. The idea that changed the world -- Make your own geological strata -- Camouflage egg hunt -- The benefits of beauty -- 7. Reluctant celebrity -- Carnivorous plants -- Seed strategies -- Emotions left and right -- 8. After Darwin -- The great "monkey trial" debate -- Future evolution.
Summary, etc.:
A biography of the English naturalist who, after collecting plants and animals from around the world, postulated the theory of evolution by natural selection. Includes related activities.
Subject: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 > Juvenile literature.
Naturalists > England > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Evolution (Biology) > Study and teaching > Activity programs.
Naturalists > Juvenile literature.
Scientists > Juvenile literature.
Evolution (Biology) > Juvenile literature.
Naturalists.
Scientists.
Evolution (Biology)


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