INVESTIGATING with Charles Darwin

Eichinger, John
October 2008
Science & Children;Oct2008, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p30
Academic Journal
The article offers two scientific investigations which would help deepen students' understandings of how science operates how scientist Charles Darwin approached analysis of the natural world. The first procedure features an investigation about the abilities of various plant seeds to germinate after spending time immersed in salt water while the second investigation focuses on observations of earthworm behavior. The investigations are based on Darwin's own reports and on his writings and studies but adapted to some extent for young investigators.


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