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Loxton, Daniel, 1975-
Evolution / written by Daniel Loxton ; illustrated by Daniel Loxton with Jim W.W. Smith
Alternate Title Evolution : how we and all living things came to be
Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 579.8 LOX    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Evolution (Biology) -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 56 p. : col. ill., col. map, port. ; 29 cm
Note Includes index
Summary Describes the evolution of life on Earth, from the first life forms to complex organisms and the age of the dinosaurs, and explains how some modern animals evolved from prehistoric ancestors
Contents What is evolution -- Clues to the past -- Deep time -- Enter Charles Darwin -- Clues in the barnyard -- Darwin's big idea -- How change happens -- Mutations + time = evolution -- Big changes = new species -- Evolution's body shop -- Common solutions for common problems -- Survival of the fittest? -- Evolutionary compromises -- What about us? -- Good enough is good enough -- More evolution questions -- How do we know that evolution happens? -- If evolution really happens, where are the transitional fossils? -- Isn't there a dinosaur still alive in africa someplace? -- Didn't they find some human footprints together with dinosaur footprints? -- How could evolution produce something as complicated as my eyes? -- How could walking animals turn into flying animals? -- Isn't the web of life too complex to have come about through evolution? -- People make it sound like evolution ecplains where life came from. Is this true? -- What about religion? -- The majestic power of evolution
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Smith, Jim W. W

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