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  • Published: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2003.
  • Year Published: 2003
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: xiii, 146 p. : ill., maps ; 22 x 28 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 1060

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 1556525028 (softcover)


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

by Lawson, Kristan.

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Call number: Y 921 Darwin, Charles

Available Copies: Malletts Youth

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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.

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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