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BIO1001A - Lecture 3: Why Evolution is True
“Humans evolved from earlier species of
● Public acceptance of human evolution is split
almost 50-50 in the US
● Despite public support for “intelligent design”
(young-earth creationism), the 2005 “Dover
Trial” established that intelligent design does
not belong in science classes. Why not?
○ Because Intelligent Design is not a
●Recall from study assignment: Scientific
theories are statements that can be
falsifiable, and proven
○ Intelligent Design can not be falsified