Pre-Darwin Theories of Origins Questions.

Answer these in complete sentences on another sheet of paper.

  1. Compare and contrast extirpation and extinction.
  2. There was a major shift in thinking about the world in the 19th century.
    1. Describe the roles of the Greek philosophers, the Bible and Curvier in developing one world view.
    2. Contrast that with the world view supported by Lyell and Lamarck and describe their roles in the development of this contrasting world view.
    3. In your writing, think of and use a single word to describe each world view. The two words I thought of both begin with vowels.
  3. Use your knowledge of genetic inheritance to refute Lamarck's ideas of inheritance of acquired characteristics.