skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search: contains "darwin"

Darwin Correspondence Project
darwin in keywords disabled_by_default
History in s-Topics disabled_by_default
0 Items

Sorry, no results...

Try modifying your search:

NB: Searches are not case sensitive and will find both singular and plural of any term
floweringfind the word ‘flowering’
flowering plantfind documents containing both ‘flowering’ and ‘plant(s)’
"flowering plant"find the phrase ‘flowering plant(s)’
pl*t find any word beginning ‘pl’ followed by zero or more characters, and ending ‘t’
*plant find any word ending with ‘plant(s)’
plant* find any word beginning ‘plant’
darwin in keywords
History in Topics
5 Items

Detecting Darwin


Who was Charles Darwin? What is he famous for? Why is he still important?

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Pupils act as Darwin detectives, exploring clues about Darwin’s life and work. No prior knowledge …
  • … visual clues and concluding with what is important about Darwin. …

How dangerous was Darwin?


Discover Darwin’s dilemma and the background leading to the publication of a book that altered the course of scientific thinking. What was the impact of Darwin’s book, On the Origin of Species? How were his ideas received in the popular press?

Matches: 1 hits

  • … Pupils explore the events that led to the publication of Darwin’s ‘On the Origin of Species’ and the …

Darwin’s scientific women


Darwin exchanged letters with women who were botanists, travellers, observers, writers, and naturalists. Find out about their lives and how they contributed to his research.

Matches: 1 hits

  • Darwin’s letters shed light on the lives of some otherwise little-known women …

Darwin and slavery


Darwin was horrified by his encounters with slavery whilst on the Beagle voyage. Learn about the transatlantic slave trade through the context of his experiences.

Matches: 1 hits

  • Darwin believed that the enslavement of people was barbaric and, like the rest …

Beagle Voyage


In 1831, aged 22, Charles Darwin set sail on HMS Beagle for a voyage that would change his life and the way that we understand the world. Find out about the adventures that he had during his five years abroad.

Matches: 1 hits

  • … images, the activities give pupils an understanding of Darwin’s experience aboard HMS Beagle . …