Flashcards in 1.8 Evolution Deck (7)
What did Charles Darwin come up with?
Natural selection states all living things have evolved from simple life forms developed over 3 billion years
What is the nemonic to remember the stages of evolution?
What are the actual stages of evolution?
Why did nobody believe Darwin at first?
It challenged the idea that God made all on earth
There was insufficient evidence
Inheritance and variation was not known for another 50 years
Who came up with an alternative theory?
Jean Baptiste Lamarck
What was Lamarck's theory?
Inheritance of acquired characteristics
Giraffes stretched their neck to reach higher vegetation and passed on their characteristics through genes to the next generation