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Darwin's Journey

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Take a virtual tour of the Galapagos Islands and find the answers to the following questions using the Virtual Tour of the Galapagos.

1.  Where are the Galapagos Islands located?  How many are there?

2.  Give a brief explaination of the history of the Galapagos islands before Darwin.

3.  Which islands did Darwin visit?

4.  Why did they go to the Galapagos Islands in the first place?

5.  What famous author also visited the Galapagos islands?

6.  What has happened to the islands since Darwin visited?

7.  What are the current issues faced by the Galapagos Islands with the introduction of new species?

8.  When and how did the destruction of species begin?

9.  How can these issues be solved? (This is your opinion)

10.  How is Darwin's evolution theory outlined on the island?

Begin the next portion of the project.  You may complete part 1 by yourself.  Have your results ready for Wednesday.  We will be working in groups on Wednesday and possibly Thursday.

Island Biogeography and Molecular Genetics