Charles Darwin

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  • Born

    Born
    Charles Robert Darwin was born on 12 February 1809 in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom.
  • Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection

    Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection
    On 24 November 1859 Charles Darwin introduced the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection. This theory stated that it is the process that organisms change over time due to hereditary or behavioral traits. Desmond, Adrian J. “Charles Darwin.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 15 Apr. 2020, www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-Darwin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOk_0mUT_JU
  • Natural Selection

    Darwin later touched on the subject of Natural selection after first Herbert Spencer used the phrase. Natural selection is define as the change in hereditary features over the years to adapt in the changing ecosystems.
  • Death

    On 19 April 1882 Charles Darwin Died and was buried at Westminster Abbey.
  • Ecological Niche Modeling

    Years after Charles Darwins death scientists today use Ecological Niche Modeling to determine if a specific organism can survive in a specific ecosystem. Tvolimport. “Charles Darwin: The Legacy.” The Evolution Institute, 5 Mar. 2015, evolution-institute.org/charles-darwin-the-legacy/.
  • Survival of the Fittest

    Survival of the Fittest
    In October of 2017, a study in relation to Charles Darwin and his theory of Natural selection was conducted. A study of 1,900 students was conducted saying many people may have trouble finding a mate because of rapidly changing social technological advances that are evolving faster than humans. Than, Ker. “What Is Darwin's Theory of Evolution?” LiveScience, Purch, 27 Feb. 2018, www.livescience.com/474-controversy-evolution-works.html.