Darwin 1ST Lecture

 

Charles Darwin (1809 1882) English, rich

Grandfathers:

Josiah Wedgewood

Erasmus Darwin

Father wants Charles to be a physician

attends University of Edinburgh

Father next wants Charles to be a minister

attends Cambridge University

Charles earns B.A. in 1831

 

1831 HMS Beagle leaves for 5-year voyage around the world

Charles Darwin is on board as a naturalist

 

Darwin saw many things that were not as he had expected

Geographic variation

Species replacement

Fossils

Islands

Galopagos islands