A hypothesis believed by many as the way we came to be as we are.
life began in a cell, evolved up the chain and eventually, from
ape to man.
Debated by Fundamental Christians
and some other religions mainly because of problems finding accurate
missing links (many links have been disproved as falsified information.. don't just
trust what your science teacher OR sunday school
teacher told you.)
Creation- a main alternative to this idea is also a hypothesis, from
a scientific standpoint. Unless you can prove something with
observations and experimentation, it will ALWAYS be just
Scientific Method states:
3. make observations/experiment
4. revise hypothesis
5. repeat until you have enough
a theory (generally accepted
on qualitive and quantitive data)
7. after the test of time, it may be judged to be scientific law.