On Evolution

Melinda "Millie" K. Dooley
17 min readJul 25, 2022

Let’s talk about biodiversity! Made famous by Charles Darwin (even though Alfred Wallace had come to the same conclusions at the same time), the Theory of Evolution explains the diversity of life alive on the planet today.

Darwin focused his studies on finches, little birds like these. He noticed some finches were better suited for eating bugs, or seeds, or whatever. How could differences like these arise, he asked? Photo by Dušan veverkolog on Unsplash

Friendly reminder that in science, a “theory” is an established explanation of how something works that produces testable claims that hold water, time after time. Evolution has been observed, both in the laboratory and…

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Melinda "Millie" K. Dooley

Ms. Melinda Dooley is a lifelong educator and enthusiastic biologist, and has earned her expertise the hard way.