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Evolution -- Study and teaching

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View Resource Evolutionary Theories in Social Sciences

With the stated mission of serving "as the premier information site for scholars interested in evolutionary thought in the social sciences," this site offers materials relating to a broad interdisciplinary field that includes sociobiology, management, evolutionary biology, business history, anthropology, and even mathematics and engineering, among others. The site includes an extensive,...

http://etss.net/index.php/weblog/news/
View Resource The Leakey Foundation

The Leakey Foundation is "a member supported organization committed to research related to human origins." This well-designed, interactive website offers a variety of information related to the research interests including information about Recently Funded Projects, Educational Resources, and News and Upcoming Events. One exceptional feature of the website is the Audio Archives that allows...

https://leakeyfoundation.org/
View Resource Evolution Resources From the National Academies (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on June 23rd, 1999)

Science teachers at high schools and colleges will be glad to learn about the wide range of materials on the subject of evolution that are available on this very fine website. The site is maintained by the National Academies, and the resources here are divided into sections that include "Reports", "Statements", "Research Papers on Evolution", and "Academies' Articles". In the "Reports" area,...

http://nationalacademies.org/evolution/
View Resource Biological ESTEEM

Introducing students to different software packages and applications for use in biology and math courses can be quite a challenge. With that in mind, teachers in these areas will definitely appreciate this rather helpful site from the people at the Mathematical Sciences Digital Library. These particular simulations and tools draw heavily on Microsoft Excel, so users will need to make sure that...

https://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/resources/biologi...
View Resource Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science

The National Academy Press has crafted hundreds of resources for science educators, and this online book will be most helpful for those seeking to incorporate discussions of evolution into their classroom. The book contains seven complete chapters and five appendices. The chapter titles include "Why Teach Evolution?", "Evolution and the Nature of Science", and "Major Themes in Evolution". Chapter...

https://www.nap.edu/read/5787/chapter/1
View Resource Exploratorium: How Do We Know What We Know?

To some, science may seem neat and tidy. Of course, scientists know better, and taken as a whole, the process of doing science is often quite messy. This fascinating interactive website created by the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco takes on the task of observation and investigation into human origins. The interactive exhibit and feature contains five primary sections, including "Observing...

http://annex.exploratorium.edu/evidence/
View Resource Biology: Online Labs

Like many other academic publishers, McGraw Hill often creates supplementary online materials to be used in conjunction with their various publications. This particular collection of online materials is meant to be used with one of their recent biology textbooks, but they can certainly be used as stand-alone educational resources for persons interested in the biological sciences. This particular...

http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/0072437316/student_vie...
View Resource Evolution Resources from the National Academies

In 1859, Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species", and in doing so, he introduced the concept of evolution by natural selection to the world. To honor the 150th anniversary of this event, the National Academies recently redesigned their evolution resources website. In doing so, they created a number of new sections for educators, businesspeople, and attorneys. The "Introduction" area is...

http://nationalacademies.org/evolution/index.html
View Resource Evolution of Life

A number of groups are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin. This educational site, created with funds provided by VolkswagenStiftung, celebrates this anniversary by offering videos, animations, and documents for teachers that explore the origins of life and evolution. The materials here are divided into...

http://www.evolution-of-life.com/en/home.html
View Resource NOVA: Evolution

Over the past several decades, NOVA has worked to create programs that profile everything from motherhood to scientific research on lice. Now, visitors can take advantage of all the materials they have collected on evolution, including interviews, games, slide shows, quizzes, and articles. Near the top of the page, visitors will find a rotating slide show of these resources, along with a search...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/
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