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AG Evolutionsbiologie in VBIO offers an overview page about the history of the origins of evolutionary theory and its modifications and extensions from its beginning to the present. Here, critical opinions about the whole of evolution, or parts of evolutionary theory, are mentioned (e.g. “Intelligent Design”) and extensive information about the current state of scientific knowledge is presented. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Academic societies, professional associations, working groups; Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.evolutionsbiologen.de/
This website contains information about Charles Darwin, his evolutionist grandfather Erasmus Darwin, and the many (often not so well remembered) scientists, clergymen, atheists, philosophers, and natural historians who espoused evolutionary ideas in the century leading up to the publication of On the Origin of Species. Importantly, this site will serve as the central locus for links to the many articles and books written on evolution in the period between 1748 and 1859. [Information of the supplier]
Personal websites / biographies; Discipline based websitesResource type
http://spot.colorado.edu/~friedmaw/Early_Evolution/
This website celebrates the life, work and impact of Charles Darwin. There are lots of articles about who Darwin was, what he did and why he matters. You can also read about modern case studies which showcase some of the evidence supporting Darwin's theories. Use the menu to the right to explore. This website has been put together by students from Christ's College, Cambridge - where Darwin studied. [Information of the supplier]
Personal websites / biographies; Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.christs.cam.ac.uk/node/10103
The year 2009 is the 150th anniversary of the publication of "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" and the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth. This web site was created to celebrate these events and provide the general public, students and teachers with entertaining explorations of life’s origin and evolution. A general audience will find here an entertaining exploration (videos and animations) and teachers a rich source of documents (films, simulations and teaching materials) ... [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.evolution-of-life.com/
Three proponents of Intelligent Design (ID) present their views of design in the natural world. Each view is immediately followed by a response from a proponent of evolution (EVO). The report, printed in its entirety, opens with an introduction by Natural History magazine and concludes with an overview of the ID movement. [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.actionbioscience.org/evolution/nhmag.html
Replicators are defined by Richard Dawkins as entities of which copies are made, such as genes or memes. This site explores in detail the role of genes in biological evolution and the ''selfish gene'' view of natural selection. [BioFinder]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://library.thinkquest.org/C004367/index.html
Welcome to the special exhibition "Der Fluss des Lebens - 150 Jahre Evolutionstheorie" (The River of Life - 150 years Theory of Evolution), by Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde in Stuttgart (Germany). The exhibition will open on 1st October, 2009. On these web pages, you will find the latest information about the exhibition, and about evolutionary theory in general. [Information of the supplier, translated]
Museums and CollectionsResource type
http://www.naturkundemuseum-bw.de/sonderausstellungen/der-fluss-des-lebens-150-jahre-evolutionstheorie
Scientists, educators, and informed citizens can play a critical role in ensuring that students receive a high quality science education. The resources presented here provide background information and talking points to help you argue for the importance of teaching evolution and to oppose the introduction of non-scientific beliefs, such as intelligent design, in science classes. The site also provides tips and resources for communicating about these issues with policy makers and the public. This ... [Information of the supplier]
Textbooks / Online-textbooks; Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.faseb.org/Policy-and-Government-Affairs/Science-Policy-Issues/Evolution-Education.aspx
Talk.origins is a Usenet newsgroup devoted to the discussion and debate of biological and physical origins. Most discussions in the newsgroup center on the creation/evolution controversy, but other topics of discussion include the origin of life, geology, biology, catastrophism, cosmology and theology. The TalkOrigins Archive is a collection of articles and essays, most of which have appeared in talk.origins at one time or another. The primary reason for this archive's existence is to provide mainstream ... [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websites; Newsletter, mailing lists, forums, blogsResource type
http://www.talkorigins.org/
The Alfred Russel Wallace Page is a website dedicated to celebrating the life and work of the English naturalist, evolutionist, and social critic Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913). The links connect you to various kinds of information on one of the most fascinating figures in the history of science. [Information of the supplier]
Personal websites / biographiesResource type
http://www.wku.edu/~smithch/index1.htm
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