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Teacher's Guide: Evolution

Unit 1 Web Resources: What Is the Nature of Science?

Activities

Scientists in Action

Video Resources

 

"Red Queen" (Bob Vrijenhoeck's minnows)

 

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"Tale of the Peacock" (Peacock study with Marion Petrie)

 

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"Ancient Farmers of the Amazon" (Leafcutter ant studies with Mueller, Schultz, and Currie)

 

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Online Student Lessons

Lesson 1: What Is the Nature of Science?

Videos for Students

Video 1: Isn't Evolution Just a Theory?

 

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Take it Further

Online Course for Teachers

 

Session 1: What Is the Nature of Science?

Extensions: External Web Links

 

Palpating Pachyderms
www.indiana.edu/~ensiweb/lessons/palppach.html
The ENSI Web site includes many lesson ideas on the nature of science and evolution

 

Teaching about Evolution and the Nature of Science
www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/evolution98/
Online version of very useful NAP publication

Know More

External Web Links

Fungus-growing ants use antibiotic-producing bacteria to control garden parasites
www.botany.utoronto.ca/H-paper_2/index.htm
Cameron Currie's article on leafcutter ants

 

Teaching about Evolution and the Nature of Science
www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/evolution98/
Online version of very useful NAP publication

 

The Checks Lab
www.indiana.edu/~ensiweb/lessons/chec.ins.html
The ENSI Web site includes many lesson ideas on the nature of science and evolution

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