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The Evolution Evidence Page provides a scientific argument for evolution and information regarding the evolution-creation debate. This site contains a collection of essays on topics such as the similarities between human chromosomes and those of other great apes and links to numerous others. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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Astrobiology Magazine is an online service that provides summaries of scientific articles relevant to astrobiology. Specific topics include microbiology, paleontology, astronomy, climate history, planetary studies and space technology. The website is updated daily and free to access, however users must register to use the site. Users may follow links to an image gallery, book reviews, and a downloadable ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Commercial portal
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This website offers four online books by Charles Darwin. Books include The Voyage of the Beagle, Origin of Species, Origin of Species 6th Edition and The Decent of Man. Users can also follow links to other online books and authors. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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The Paleobiology Database is a public resource for the scientific community. Its purpose is to provide global, collection-based occurrence and taxonomic data for marine and terrestrial animals and plants of any geological age, as well as web-based software for statistical analysis of the data. From this webpage, users can access the database and search for taxa, specific collections as well as request ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Paleontology
 
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This American Scientist article by Christian de Duve reviews current ideas of the origin of life from abiotic materials, including the early atmosphere and the "RNA world." Users can read this article online, request classroom use permission or email the article. The page also contains links to related articles of possible interest to the reader. Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Biology, Geology
 
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Fish Bank is a computer-based game designed to teach college students about the problems of over-fishing. The web page has both Windows and Macintosh versions available for download as well as instructional materials to support teaching with the game. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Software
Subject: Biology, Environmental science
 
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This essay discusses the problem with a teleological approach to evolution, that is, the expectation that there is some goal towards which the evolutionary process is leading, and the fallacy that natural selection makes organisms, and the world, better. The article is part of the TalkOrigins.org website that explores the creation/evolution controversy. Users may follow links to other articles and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This site from SERC details Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions. The questions focus on mass extinctions by examining the leading ideas for the cause of the Permian mass extinction along with evidence for and against each idea. Follow up questions are asked about the reasons that tropical rain forest species are becoming extinct so quickly, as well as the differences between deterministic ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Geologic time
 
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This site from SERC presents Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions about primates. The questions examine reasons for primates' high extinction rates and the value of primates, dead or alive. Also featured are questions about societal influence on primate policy, and the value of trying to save primates if their habitat is eventually bound to disappear. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Educational theory and practice
 
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This site from SERC presents Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions about threats to biodiversity. The questions examine climate change, the impacts of pesticides, and human population growth. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Educational theory and practice
 
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