Web Resources

15 Evolutionary Gems
PDF of summarizing 15 lines of evidence for evolution by natural selection, provided by the journal Nature.

Ardipithecus Ramidus
Science presents 11 papers, describing an early hominid species, Ardipithecus ramidus, and its environment.

Activities, Writings and Resources on Evolution
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society

The AIBS/NCSE Evolution List Server Network
American Institute of Biological Sciences and the National Center for Science Education

Becoming Human
NOVA's comprehensive, three-part special, "Becoming Human," examines what the latest scientific research reveals about our hominid relatives. Watch part 1, part 2, and part 3 online.

Darwin 200
Nature provides a 200th anniversary special on Darwin's life, science, and legacy.

Darwin 200: Seed Celebrates the Life and Work of Charles Darwin
SEED magazine honors Darwin with a curated exploration of the culture of ideas that has arisen as a result of Darwin's life and work.

Darwin: The Genius of Evolution
In 2009 to mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of 'On the Origin of Species', the BBC aired a season of landmark TV and radio programmes.

Evolution: A Journey Into Where We're From and Where We're Going
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Evolution: Constant Change and Common Threads
Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2005 Holiday Lecture Series

Evolution on the Front Line
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Press Room

Findings magazine Special Evolution Theme Issue
Findings, a student-oriented magazine that puts a face on science celebrates the Year of Darwin by featuring the exciting work of two evolutionary biologists. Companion multimedia offerings include online evolution games, a videocast, and a podcast.

Judgement Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

National Center for Science Education
Home page

Online Course for Teachers: Teaching Evolution
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Political Challenges to the Teaching of Evolution
American Geological Institute

Position Statement on the Teaching of Evolution
National Science Teacher's Association

Resources for Teaching Evolution
National Science Teachers Association

Statements from Scientific Organizations

Understanding Evolution
University of California Museum of Paleontology and the National Center for Science Education

Understanding Science
University of California Museum of Paleontology and the National Center for Science Education

What Darwin Never Knew
PBS special on breakthroughs in science that confirm the brilliance of Darwin's insights while revealing clues to life's diversity.

What Does it Mean to be Human?
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History's Hall of Human Origins Exhibit web resource.

The Year of Darwin
Science magazine celebrates the Year of Darwin with a variety of news features, scientific reviews and other special content, all collected here.