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Into The Jungle : Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution, Paperback / softback Book

Into The Jungle : Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

Description

Key Message: Into the Jungle invites students to step into the lives of naturalists who followed their dreams, and often risked their lives, to explore the unknown.

Each of the nine stories in this brief reader chronicles the dramatic adventures of an influential zoologist, geologist, paleontologist, or geneticist on their path to some of the most important discoveries that have shaped our understanding of how life has evolved.

Accessible and engaging, Carroll's storytelling approach helps students appreciate the physical hardships the featured explorers endured and the obstacles they had to overcome in challenging societal belief systems and initiating paradigm shifts in the scientific community.

In reading the tales, students will also come to understand the frequent role of serendipity in scientific discovery. Key Topics: Reverend Darwin's Detour, Drawing a Line between Monkeys and Kangaroos, Life Imitates Life, Java Man, Where the Dragon Laid Her Eggs, The Day the Mesozoic Died, Miss Latimer's Extraordinary Fish, A Sickle-Cell Safari, In Cold Blood: The Tale of the Icefish, General Review and Discussion, Sources and Further Reading Market: Intended for those in learning the basics of evolutionary biology.

Information

  • Format:Paperback / softback
  • Pages:224 pages
  • Publisher:Pearson Education (US)
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  • ISBN:9780321556714

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