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Building a Web of Life: Evolution in Action

Reference List for Educators

Society for the Study of Evolutuion

NABT Convention, Reno, NV, Nov.4, 1998

Building a Web of Life: Evolution in Action
Reference List for Educators

Society for the Study of Evolutuion
NABT Convention, Reno, NV, Nov.4, 1998

 

Futuyma, Douglas J. (1995). Science on Trial: The Case for Evolution. Sinauer Assoc; ISBN: 0878931848

Kitcher, Philip (1984). Abusing Science: The Case Against Creationism. MIT Press; ISBN: 026261037X

Quammen, David (1997). The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions. Touchstone Books. ISBN: 0684827123

Tattersall, Ian (1997) The Evolution Trail: How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0195109813

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science (1998). National Academy Press; ISBN:0309063647

Whitfield, Philip (1995). From So Simple a Beginning: The Book of Evolution. Macmillan General Reference; ISBN: 0020383045

 

Textbooks

Freeman, Scott and Jon Herron (1997). Evolutionary Analysis. Prentice Hall Press; ISBN: 0135680239

Futuyma, Douglas J. (1997). Evolutionary Biology. Sinauer Assoc; ISBN: 0878931899

 

Web Sites

http://bioquest.org
BioQUEST
supports an extended network of educators interested in the reform of undergraduate biology. This site includes curricula, a library, and a list of future workshops on biology education.

http://hot-tuna.zoo.duke.edu/rausher/
The Principles of Evolution
page contains course notes and supporting resources for Duke University's course on evolution.

http://www.talkorigins.org/origins/faqs-evolution.html
The Talk.Origins Archive contains scholarly articles and discussion about evolution, covering a wide variety of topics from genetics to creationism.

http://golgi.harvard.edu/biopages/evolution.html
The World Wide Web Virtual Library
on evolution has a comprehensive set of links to educational sites, joumals, academic departments, professional societies, and resources for teachers.

http://www.netspace.org/MendelWeb/MWtoc.html
MendelWeb
is a good source of material on the relationships between genetics and evolution and on the practice of science.

http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/phylogeny.html
The Tree of Life
provides a wealth of information about the phylogenies of living things and how they are constructed.

http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/
The National Academy Press published many books related to science teaching, including Teaching about Evolution and the Nature of Science.