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

by Lawson, Kristan.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, ILL : Chicago Review Press, c2003Description: xiii, 146 p. : ill., maps ; 22 x 28 cm.ISBN: 9781556525025.Subject(s): Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Juvenile literature | Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 | Naturalists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs | Scientists
Contents:
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
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index

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

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