Biology 1b: Evolution & The Environment

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Biology 1b: Evolution And The Environment

EVOLUTION

Two main theories to evolution Darwinism and Lamarckism

DARWINISM by Charles Darwin

  • Darwinism is the most widely accepted theory showing Natural Selection and Survival Of The Fittest
  • THEORY= best adapted survive and pass their successful genes to offspring
  • OBJECTION= against RELIGION & LACK OF EVIDENCE
  • SUCCESS= UNDERMINES GOD & supported by FOSSIL RECORD

LAMARCKISM BY Jean Baptiste Lamarck

  • THEORY=characteristics developed during LIFETIME passed onto offspring (e.g. overweight man…

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