Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle
Meet Charles Darwin <ul><li>Lackadaisical student </li></ul><ul><li>Lover of nature </li></ul><ul><li>Medical school drop-...
The Voyage of the Beagle
What did he see?
Remains of marine organisms in uniform layers at high elevations
Bones of mammals that no longer existed
Variation on neighboring islands
Geologic Activity
A Terrible, Destabilizing Sense of Wonder <ul><li>Darwin was both a biologist and a geologist on this trip  </li></ul><ul>...
When he returned, he collaborated with other scientists
“I think…”
A Dangerous Idea
Finally
“ There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or int...
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    1. 1. Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle
    2. 2. Meet Charles Darwin <ul><li>Lackadaisical student </li></ul><ul><li>Lover of nature </li></ul><ul><li>Medical school drop-out </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Voyage of the Beagle
    4. 4. What did he see?
    5. 5. Remains of marine organisms in uniform layers at high elevations
    6. 6. Bones of mammals that no longer existed
    7. 7. Variation on neighboring islands
    8. 8. Geologic Activity
    9. 9. A Terrible, Destabilizing Sense of Wonder <ul><li>Darwin was both a biologist and a geologist on this trip </li></ul><ul><li>Geology dominated his thoughts….land sinking, mountains rising… </li></ul><ul><li>Slow changes to the Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Geology was a dynamic thing </li></ul>
    10. 10. When he returned, he collaborated with other scientists
    11. 11. “I think…”
    12. 12. A Dangerous Idea
    13. 13. Finally
    14. 14. “ There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.”
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