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  • 1. EVOLUTION According to the Collins English dictionary evolution is a gradual change in the characteristics of a population of animals or plants oversuccessive generationsIn other words evolution is when things change and adapt totheir surroundings over many years

2. Are we still evolving? I am going to investigate if we are still evolving. I will compare the people of today with the people of the past I would like to see how these changes will affect my future. 3. Are we getting smarter? The average human has to learn complicated new skills and abilities that involve a massive brain change. Our brains are very different, in fine detail, from the brains of ourOur brains are massively ancestors. re-modelled by theexposure to the Internet-but also, by reading,television, video games,modern electronics,contemporary music and bycontemporary "tools," etc. 4. The average IQ in 1900 would have been 50, below the level of retardation. Obviously our grandparents or great grandparents were not retarded. The average IQ of the population today is approximately 100. IQ tests had been increasing about 3 points per decade orapproximately 10 points per generation. 5. If we compare the inventions of today with the inventions they made 100-200 years ago then yes, we are getting smarter!tototo 6. Medical Advances. If you compare thescientists of todaywho are makingcures to cancer andmany other diseasesto those who had noanswers - then yeswe are gettingsmarter 7. Are we getting Dumber? Are we getting reliant on computers, and therefore, dumber? In the 1950s if you did not do well in your reading and math you did not move up to the next year group. Some people repeated the same primary year twoThese days its not until year 11 that if you fail you might to three times!!!have to repeat that year.If the power went out in a shop or business would we be able to work without a calculator or computer? 8. Are Our Bodies Changing? Average height for a western European manWith evolution we are getting taller !!! 9. Obesity is a serious issue facing our society - and the western world - today. Levels have tripled in the past two decades in England and the government reports that a fifth of men and a quarter of women are now obese, with a staggering 24 million adults thought to be overweight or obese. 10. With evolution how willTechnology change inthe future? I think We will talk to computers not type intoFactories will be run by them computers and machineryand will need very littlehuman care We will have houses with computers and robots who do everything for usWe might have virtualreality holidays 11. My Conclusion With evolution, if we rely too much on computers and other technology I believe we will become a very lazy, over weight and an With inventions such as unintelligent world! computers and robots we will do less and less I believe we are still evolving and our future will be a very different place to live. 12. Conclusion Continued. With evolutionThis is my way of we have become saying that, we taller and more need to look out intelligent but for one another, with all thesewatch what we eat new inventionsand the technology we will get fat, we use. We need lazy and throw to take care to away our continue evolving intelligence. I and living the lives believe this is we are living now, what may Also the life expectancy is in so have a happy happen in thecreasing so make the most of and healthy life future!!!it!!! everyone!!! 13. I think I will change myfuture by I will watch less televisionI will get out out and do more things for myselfI will add up the cost of shopping as I am in the store and the only time it will be checked is when I pay for itAnd last but not least I will not fall behind in exercise and will try and not to become over weight and definitely NOT OBEASE!!!!!!!THANKS FOR WATCHING BYE!!! 14. Google Images Collins English DictionaryThe Charles Darwin biography http://news.cnet.com/Are-we-getting-smarter-or-dumber http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dan-agin/how-we-change-the-impact_http://www.chacha.com http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com http://www.privatehealth.co.uk/articles/november-2007/Channel 3 news TVNZ (19th May 2009 Living longer info)