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How Charles Darwin Discovered the History of Life
(issue #8)

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Darwin is usually pictured as an old man with a long white beard. But he was only 22 when he began his famous round the world trip on the Beagle. He is shown here with the fossil bones of the Megatherium—a giant sloth that ranged in size from as big as a bear to as tall as a small elephant. Darwin collected two of the biggest Megatherium skulls known.

introduction

Charles Darwin wasn’t always the honored, elderly scientist we picture today. Learn of his life as a young man, adventuring in exotic lands aboard a sailing ship called the HMS Beagle — and learn how those years abroad led him to solve the ultimate mystery…

in this issue

How Charles Darwin Discovered the History of Life
  • Charles Darwin: a greatest science detective
  • learn the process of science
  • learn how the facts of evolution were first recognized
  • learn the theory of evolution
  • Darwin’s early life
  • the HMS Beagle 1832
  • Robert Fitzroy
  • mystery of the tomb of giant rats
  • Bob Friedhoffer Madman of Magic: Magic Galapagos Island Snake Eggs; Darwin’s Invisible Mouse

contributors

Tim Callahan, Amanda Chesworth, Bob Friedhoffer, and Pat Linse

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