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Lesson overview:Darwin and Wallace

  • Compare Lamarck's model for evolution with Darwin's
  • Describe the work of Darwin and Wallace in the development of evolutionary theory
  • Explain why many of these ideas were controversial
  • Compare Lamarck's model for evolution with Darwin's
  • Describe the work of Darwin and Wallace in the development of evolutionary theory
  • Explain why many of these ideas were controversial

This lesson looks at how theories of evolution have developed, and explores why Darwin and Wallace's theory of evolution by natural selection was only gradually accepted.