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Teaching Influences on Darwin

Influences on Darwin

Darwin’s ideas conflicted with widely held beliefs, such as the idea that organisms never change and that the world was only about 6,000 years old. Darwin was influenced by other scientists, including Lamarck, Lyell, and Wallace.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How was Darwin's work influenced by the beliefs of both the general public and other scientists at the time?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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