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Myths and misconceptions about evolution: A TED-Ed lesson about the subtleties

Myths and misconceptions about evolution: A TED-Ed lesson about the subtleties

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Evolution. The concept surrounds us — it’s a standard part of science class, it’s routinely thrown out as explaining our actions in relationships, business and behavior — and yet, so many people hold subtle misunderstandings of what Darwin’s theory actually means. In this animated TED-Ed lesson, educator Alex Gendler gives a primer on the hard-to-grasp []

Talks to celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday

Talks to celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday

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The day was February 12, 1809. The place was Shrewsbury, England. The person born there: Charles Darwin. With the publication of his classic, On the Origins of Species, Darwin set the wheels in motion for a dramatic transformation of the way human beings understand the world and how we came to exist in it . []