FASEB Evolution Resources
Resources for teaching and promoting evolution from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
NAS Evolution Resources
Links to statements, articles, and free online books relating to evolution from The National Academy of Sciences
Decision in Dover, PA Intelligent Design Case
On December 20, 2005, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled that the Dover area school district could not teach Intelligent Design (ID) as part of its science curriculum. Also included in the 138-page decision (PDF) was a ruling that ID does not meet reasonable standards to be considered science. The landmark ruling is unlikely to be appealed by the school board as the ID proponents were voted off the board in the election following the ruling.
HHMI Evolution Lecture Series
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute presented Evolution: Constant Change and Common Threads, a series of four lectures.
AAAS Statement on Teaching Evolution
A statement by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on teaching evolution. (PDF)
An evolution website for teachers, from University of California.
National Center for Science Education
The National Center for Science Education is dedicated to keeping evolution in public school science education.
NSTA Evolution Resources
Links to publications, press releases, and other resources from the National Science Teachers Association.
New Analyses Bolster Central Tenets of Evolution Theory
A straightforward explanation of natural selection and an example drawn from the chimpanzee genome
The Facts of the Evolution: Fighting the Endarkenment
An editorial in the FASEB Journal by editor-in-chief, Gerald Weissmann.
FASEB Statement Supporting Evolution
An official statement by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology supporting the teaching of evolution. (PDF)
NABT's Statement on Teaching Evolution
The official statement of the National Association of Biology Teachers.
AIBS Promoting Education Evolution Policy
The American Institute for Biological Sciences offers information and a listserve for teachers who are teaching evolution in a difficult atmosphere.
Evolution Resources from NOVA
Online courses, videos, resources and activities for students and teachers from WGBH and NOVA.
The 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial
A PBS special about the historic evolution education trial.
State by State Political Challenges to the Teaching of Evolution
The American Geological Institute breaks down the political difficulties to teaching evolution on a state-by-state basis.
Concept Cartoons About Evolution
These cartoons illustrate common misconceptions about evolution.