Synopses & Reviews
Help your child learn about evolution with this fact-packed guide. From the biological code that links all living things to what happened during the Ice Age; let your child trace the discoveries that explore and explain the amazing diversity of life on Earth. With dedicated website www.ew.dk.com.
The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, "Eyewitness Books" provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.
Eyewitness Evolution is DK's classic look at Charles Darwin and the theory of natural selection, now reissued with a CD and wall chart.
Accompanying CD-ROM contains evolution-themed clip art.
Table of Contents
Creation stories -- Fossils and fairy tales -- Victims of the flood -- Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck -- Extinct animals -- A series of catastrophes -- Dinosaur frenzy -- Charles Darwin -- Living evidence -- Animal and plant distribution -- Fossil evidence -- How old is Earth? -- Artificial selection -- Variation and inheritance -- The struggle for existence -- Natural selection -- Understanding adaptation -- How new species are formed -- Living intermediates -- Fossil intermediates -- Jumps and gaps -- Ladders and branches -- Gregor Mendel -- Solving the DNA puzzle -- The molecular evidence -- The origin of life -- Science and belief -- History of life -- Up to the present -- Classifying life -- Discoveries in evolution -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.