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The EVOLUTION series will be rebroadcast on Tuesday mornings in November during our instructional blockfeed from 1:00 a.m./midnight - 3:00/2:00 a.m. MT/PT for you to record and use in your classroom for one year.

UNIVERSE: THE INFINITE FRONTIER The Big Bang & The Fate of the Universe (Fair Use) airs November 4, at 2:00/1:00 a.m. MT/PT

EARTH REVEALED Evolution Through Time (Fair Use) airs November 4, at 3:00/2:00 a.m. MT/PT

UNIVERSE: THE INFINITE FRONTIER The Origin of the Solar System (Fair Use) airs November 11 at 2:00/1:00 a.m. MT/PT

Dialogue For Kids - Dinosaurs (Unlimited) airs November 13, at 2:00/1:00 p.m. MT/PT. Students can call in and ask questions of dinosaur expert Dr. Jack Horner during our Live Dialogue For Kids show. The companion Web site has additional resources and materials for the classroom.

Evolution online extends a wealth of entertaining and educational resources to teachers, students, and the general public.

Be sure to order your free 40-pageTeacher Guide full of lesson plans to enhance the high school biology curriculum in a multimedia format, integrating all the Evolution project resources.

Through 21 interactive Web features, such as "Darwin's Diary" and "The Mating Game," visitors to the site can both explore Charles Darwin's thoughts and struggles and learn how evolution shapes the world around them.

The Evolution Library provides Web access to more than 100 multimedia resources, including video, animation, primary source documents, and still images -- all designed to enhance student learning and classroom teaching about evolution.

Tied to state and national science standards and high school biology curricula, Online Student Lessons will enhance students' understanding of evolutionary concepts.

Seven short Classroom Videos (streamed online and available on VHS) combine engaging storytelling with scientific inquiry to explore the fundamental concepts of biological evolution.

Four 15-minute Teacher Methodology Videos (streamed online and available on VHS) highlight the teaching of evolution in real classrooms around the country.

Also available online is an eight-session Professional Development Course for high school science teachers that draws upon the broadcast series, interactive Web activities, teacher methodology videos, and multimedia Web library to provide a vibrant, content-rich learning experience.

Additional links to explore:

ENSI
This Web site from the Evolution and the Nature of Science Institute from Indiana University has extensive lesson plans under three main headings: Nature of Science, Evolution and Origin of Life.

Evolution Entrance
The University of California, Berkeley has a tremendous web site on "The History of Life."

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science
The National Academy press has an online edition of Teaching About Evolution And the Nature of Science for your perusal.

NATURE Triumph of Life
This Web companion to the NATURE series features essays, video clips, and special interactive features that explore the amazing story of life on Earth.

NSTA Galápagos
This site includes an interactive map of the Galapagos Islands and additional information on Darwin's visit to the Galapagos.

Online NewsHour Teaching Evolution
Newshour report on the debate of teaching Evolution in our schools.

The Talk.Origins Archive Evolution FAQs
This site has numerous essays on the subject of Evolution.

Woodrow Wilson Collection - Evolution
Access Excellence the Web site originally developed by Genentech, Inc for Health and Bioscience teachers has literally hundreds of lesson plans for teaching about Evolution.

 

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