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Charles darwin

  1. 1. Charles Darwin Samantha Sullivan
  2. 2. Charles Darwin (1809-1882) • Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809, in Shrewbury, England • He died April 19, 1882 in Downe, England
  3. 3. Background • Charles attended college at the University of Edinburgh, Cambridge • At first Charles wanted to become a physician, but quickly changed career paths because he couldn’t stand the sight of blood
  4. 4. Achievements, Discovery, Inventions • Charles Darwin is best known for his work as a naturalist • Developing a theory of evolution to explain biological change • He also wrote and published 25 books
  5. 5. Events from historical epoch • The Civil War was going on (1865) • Charles Babbage invented the first computer (1834)
  6. 6. Influence of Society • Darwin’s ideas created a lot of discussion regarding the impact on various scientific, religious, and physiological view points
  7. 7. Interesting Facts • Charles Darwin has a mountain in memory of him • Named mount Darwin
  8. 8. Quote by Charles Darwin • “ A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
  9. 9. Reflection • In my opinion Charles’ work was great • Most people just thought species were just here, but he found similarities and differences with species • And also that some live in specific areas
  10. 10. Citations • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Darwin • http://sociam.org/content/university-edinburgh • http://www.desktopas.com/charles-darwin-contemplatingwallpaper-7 http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/scientists/charl esdarwin.html • http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/darwin_cha rles.shtml • http://www.aboutdarwin.com/literature/cd_books.html • http://americasbesthistory.com/abhtimeline1830.html00x-900.html http://www.itusozluk.com/gorseller/charles+darwin/8799
  11. 11. Citations • http://cascadeclimbers.com/forum/ubbthread s.php/ubb/showflhttp://www.dailytelegraph.c om.au/church-apologises-to-charles-darwinover-theory-of-evolution/story-e6frewsr1111117484124at/Number/688490/page/1

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