Theories of evolution

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GCSE BIOLOGY (Biology module 2) Mind Map on Theories of evolution, created by pwincess_sana97 on 09/04/2013.
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Theories of evolution
1 Not everyone agreed with Darwin...
1.1 theory went against common religious beliefs about how life on earth developed
1.1.1 Darwin couldn't explain why new, useful characteristics appeared and how they were inherited
1.1.1.1 not enough evidence to convince scientists
2 Lamarck had a conflicting theory of evolution
2.1 theory suggested that if a characteristic was used a lot by an animal it would become more developed.
3 theory of evolution by natural selection is now widely accepted
3.1 theory has been debated and tested independently by a wide range of scientists
3.1.1 no one has proved it wrong
3.1.1.1 plausible explanation for so many observations of plants and animals
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