Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* The Red Queen starts with a discussion of nature. To understand evolution, we must first understand sexual reproduction.
* Many theories about evolution have come to light throughout history.
* Before Darwin, no one really understood the science of evolution.
* In the 1970s, Richard Dawkins argued persuasively that the organism/individual is merely a container for...
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