An accessible graphic introduction to evolution for the most science-phobic Evolution. The Story of Life on Earth. Written by Jay Hosler; Art by Kevin Cannon . Illustrated by the brilliant duo Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon and written by noted comic author and biology professor Jay Hosler, Evolution. Featuring the same amusing characters as those found in Mark Schultz’s The Stuff of Life: A Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA, Hosler’s.

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The groveling bits got a little tiresome squinches are pretty egotistical dictators apparentlybut the kid squinch was less of a narcissist than the monarch that was in the first novel.

Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth

I regard myself as relatively familiar with this subject matter and I still learned a few things from this book. The Story of Life on Earth is highly recommended. All in all, I enjoyed this very much.

I am simply a curious scientist. I am interested to see how this plays out in class. Membahas hal yg fundamental pake bahasa yg gampang dimengerti, humor yg tidak dipaksakan. This book starts with the first 4 billion years of earth and walks you through the present. Open Preview See a Problem? This one is no exception.

Presents tue facts in a non-threatening way with lots of specific examples and reviews all the content at the end. Well, it looks like Evolution: I am planning on using Lifw “Evolution: The book concludes with a “Suggested Reading” page and a glossary. The intrepid Glargalian scientist, Bloorthas returned and serves as the book’s principal narrator.


She said after she read Sandwalk Adventure,s she immediately remembered the basic of natural selection again.

It reminds of Jeff Smith’s Bone and the character design of Owly. This graphic novel is not your typical graphic novel—it is educational and fun at the same time.

View all 3 comments. There are plenty o When I found this book, I initially thought it was a creationist attempt to win kids over. After the invention of agriculture around 10, years ago, human populations actually oc an average of five inches shorter.

With funny dialogue to break up the dense subject matter and far-sidesque black and white illustrations, this evoluttion will engage students of biology and casual readers alike.

Hopefully the target audience get their hands on this one. Once again, the award-winning illustrations of the Cannons render the complex clear and everything cleverly comedic. My only gripes are that a couple times early in it referred to cyanobacteria [and another kind of bacteria] as singular species when they each constitute a phylum.

There’s something I can’t pinpoint, but I’m reminded a little bit of Paul Chadwick’s art. Evolution an Alien Subject? I could see someone really, really into science being able to sit down and get through this, but the average reader?

I regard myself as relatively familiar with this subject matter and I I loved this book. Hosler knows his subject, but his delivery is definitely academic. Hardcoverpages. The premise is that a bunch of aliens are learning about the evolution of life on Earth so that they can save their own declining race. Seru banget baca buku ini. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Evolution, the most accessible graphic work on this universally studied subject, takes the reader from earth’s primordial soup to the vestigial structures, like the coccyx and the male nipple, of modern humans. Is there an electronic version of this book? It gives an easy to read and fun explanation of how life evolved on the planet, it explains genetics, it explains random mutation, species, parasite, zygotes, and all of them easy to follow, a It’s been a banner month for me and graphic novels.


Either way, the book does a great job of explaining the history of life on Earth and the evolutionary mechanisms and plenty of related topics there were a couple of points I disagreed with but there are always small controversies in evolution and even adults should get something out of it.

As I’ve often said, there are two kinds of science-themed graphic novels. While this is an important theory that I’d like to touch on with my students, I don’t want them to think that it’s the only idea out there as to why the dinosaurs went extinct. The scene where the dodo bird tells the other dodo bird, “You are perfect, don’t ever change” is one of my favorite jokes in the book.

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