Darwin still has some cachet among design advocates. In this I differ from some of my friends and colleagues.
Man has been searching for fossils, or stumbling upon them, for millennia.
A much better approach would be no religion in biology class, and more science.
Wallace was the co-discoverer with Charles Darwin of the theory of evolution by natural selection. He later broke with Darwin over the question of teleology.
The evolution of life mimics the evolution of software or other human technology.