Creationism, Evolutionism, Interventionism and The Scopes Monkey Trials. Where Did We Come From?. In Class Task:. Read through the package on creationism, evolution and interventionism and fill in the chart provided. Theory of Evolution .
VARIATION:All life forms vary genetically within a population. It is this genetic variation upon which selection works.
INHERITANCE:Genetic traits are inherited from parents and are passed on to offspring.
SURVIVAL:Organisms with traits that are favorable to their survival get to live and pass on their genes to the next generation.
TIME:Evolution takes time. Evolution can happen in a few generations, but major change, such as speciation, often takes long periods of time.
It’s important to note that Evolution and religion are not necessarily incompatible.
It’s also important to note that the Theory of Evolution is itself still evolving.
2. Evolution is like a climb up a ladder of progress; organisms are always getting better.
3. Natural selection involves organisms ‘trying’ to adapt.