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- A theory is a group of ideas or rules that are used to explain an event
- A theory is supported by facts . The stronger the support , the stronger the theory
- What are some other theories you can think of?
- Evolution – a slow change in the characteristics of a species over time.
- We use evolution to understand the diversity of life
- Evolution is the core of biology
- The idea that organisms with less -favorable traits are less likely to survive and pass on traits to the next generation.
- The theory of Creationism or Intelligent Design
- the belief that everything is created from a higher power
- ~45% of the population are creationists.
- ~45% believe in a evolutionary process guided by God.
- ~5-10% accept naturalistic evolution with no explicit divine involvement.
- Charles Darwin is considered to be the founder of modern evolutionary theory.
- Scientific theories are factual statements about Nature.
- Good theories are logically supported and withstand multiple tests.
- The Theory of Evolution mostly describes how change occurred after complex life arose.
- Evolution does not support or deny so much as ignore the existence of a “higher being”.