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Print and web resources
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Lessons on evolution developed by the Woodrow Wilson Fellows in 1995.
DNA Learning Center: Genetic Origins (Cold Spring Harbor Labs)
Evolution and the Nature of Science (ENSI)
Good Science, Bad Science: Teaching Evolution in the States
National Center for Science Education
University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)
Books Alters, B.J. and S.M. Alters. 2001. Defending Evolution: A Guide to the Creation/Evolution Controversy. Boston: Jones and Bartlett.
A fine examination of the state of understanding of evolution, the major problems that students have with evolution, and the strategies for teaching evolution. Explicitly tied to the educational research base that underlies all effective pedagogy.
National Academy of Sciences. 1998. Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science. Washington, DC, National Academy Press.
Scotchmoor, J. and D.A. Springer. 1999. Evolution: Investigating the Evidence. Paleontological Society. Special Publication Volume 9.
Pojeta, J. and D.A. Springer. 2001. Evolution and the Fossil Record. Alexandria, VA. American Geological Institute.
Workshop TemplateThe template is a one-page planning guide outlining each section of the workshop.
Sample WorkshopTo illustrate how a scientific society might go about deciding on workshop topics and activities, see this integrated approach.