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About the Session 

Using the collections housed at the Whipple Museum and Whipple Library, this taught session focuses on the impact and legacy of the theory of evolution by natural selection. It will also provide students with an insight into how science works, including Charles Darwin’s engagement with the wider scientific community and the observational basis of his theory.

As part of their visit, students will be able to speak with members of the Department History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge to hear about current scholarly research. This offer is subject to availability at the time of booking.

Duration: 90 minutes

Session Format: 30 minute taught session + 60 minute textual analysis

Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. All Seasons.

How to Book 

Contact the museum via phone or email to book this school session. 

Phone: 01223 330906

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