More on Darwin and his times

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John Wilkins at Evolving Thoughts is on a roll. Today he adds more fodder to think about the historical and scientific context in which Darwin worked. Biology teachers preparing to introduce the historical background for the development of Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection would do well to explore this essay. It’s deeper than you’ll want to present in class or expect students to learn but it may help you to present the process of science in a realistic manner…..