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What is the name of the French professor who proposed the inheritance of aquired characteristics as a means for evolution?
Jean Baptiste Lamarck
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What is the name of the scientist who proposed the idea of natural selection as a means to explain evolution?
Charles Darwin
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What reason did Lamarck give for squired characteristics being developed?
Through the use of a body part, it would get stretched and develop
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Describe the four main stages ( and the additional stage ) of natural selection:
VARIATION ( caused by random mutation ), COMPETITION / ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE - eg. food, water, mates, shelter, SURVIVAL - of the fittest, REPRODUCTION - those who survive reproduce, INCREASE- in characteristic in population
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Why was Darwin not accepted at first?
Because his theory went against the current religious beliefs, he didn't have enough evidence, there wasn't enough knowledge on inheritance, and he wasn't a respected scientist.
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Why was Lamarck accepted at first?
Because his theory didn't go against the current religious beliefs, and he was a respected professor.
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