The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory

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The epic voyages of Darwin and Wallace led each to independently discover the natural origin of species and to formulate the theory of evolution by natural selection. Also available in Spanish.

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(Duration: 30 min 51 sec)
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Curriculum Connections:

NGSS (2013) LS
LS2.A, LS3.B, LS4.B, LS4.C
NGSS (2013) ESS
ESS1.C
AP Biology (2015)
1.A.1, 1.A.2, 1.A.4, 1.C.1
IB Biology (2009)
5.4, D2, D5
AP Environmental Science (2013)
II.C
IB Environmental Systems and Societies (2009)
3.2
Common Core (2010)
ELA.RST.9-12.4, WHST.6-12.9, MP2
Vision and Change (2009)
CC1, CC5

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