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The world is celebrating Charles Darwin's anniversary in 2009, so why was he so important to science? For his original ideas on evolution, clearly, but also because of his way of working: the patient gathering of detailed observational evidence, searching for patterns in his data and basing theories on careful analysis of evidence a powerful message for children and teachers.

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