Darwin and Wallace

This lesson looks at how theories of evolution have developed, and explores why Darwin and Wallace's theory of evolution by natural selection was only gradually accepted.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is evolution?

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Q2.The theory of evolution states that all life evolved from what?

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Q3.Which species most recently shared a common ancestor with P. campbelli?

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Q4.What is extinction?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a cause of extinction?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is evolution?

1/5

Q2.The theory of evolution states that all life evolved from what?

2/5

Q3.Which species most recently shared a common ancestor with P. campbelli?

3/5

Q4.What is extinction?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a cause of extinction?

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Quiz:

Darwin and Wallace

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Which of the following was NOT a scientist who developed a theory of evolution?

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Q2.What was the name of the book published by Charles Darwin in 1859?

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Q3.Who proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection?

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Q4.Tick TWO statements which apply to Lamarck's theory of evolution

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a reason why the theory of evolution by natural selection was only gradually accepted?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Darwin and Wallace

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Which of the following was NOT a scientist who developed a theory of evolution?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the book published by Charles Darwin in 1859?

2/5

Q3.Who proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection?

3/5

Q4.Tick TWO statements which apply to Lamarck's theory of evolution

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Which of the following is NOT a reason why the theory of evolution by natural selection was only gradually accepted?

5/5

Lesson summary: Darwin and Wallace

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