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Teacher's Guide: Evolution

Unit 6 Web Resources: Why Does Evolution Matter Now?

Activities

Back to the Future

Evolution Library

When An Apple A Day Isn't Enough

 

Video Resources

 

"Cholera: Domesticating Disease "

 

View in: QuickTime | RealPlayer

 

"Double Immunity"

 

View in: QuickTime | RealPlayer

 

Evolution Web Feature

 

The Evolving Enemy

Evolution in the News

Evolution Library

Online Student Lessons

Lesson 6: Why Does Evolution Matter Now?

Videos for Students

Video 6: Why Does Evolution Matter Now?

 

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Take it Further

Online Course for Teachers

 

Session Five: How Did Humans Evolve? Is Evolution Still Happening?

Evolution Web Features

Microbe Clock

Babies by Design

A Modern Mass Extinction?

The Evolving Enemy

Extensions: External Web Links

Rainforests of Madagascar: Role Playing and Decision Making
www.accessexcellence.org/AE/AEPC/WWC/1991/rainforest_role.html
A decision-making activity related to hapitat destruction of rain forests.

Indepth Investigation

External Web Links

Evaluating Internet Information
www.lib.vt.edu/research/libinst/idle/evaluating.html
Extensive resources on evaluating the Web

 

A Sound of Thunder
www.sba.muohio.edu/snavely/415/thunder.htm
Copy of the story by Ray Bradbury from his book, R is for Rocket

Know More

External Web Links

Evolution, Science and Society
www.rci.rutgers.edu/~ecolevol/fulldoc.html
Comprehensive report on Evolution, Science, and Society sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the A.P. Sloan Foundation

 

The Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
www.fda.gov/fdac/features/795_antibio.html
FDA site with article on how antibiotic resistance develops

Anti-infective Drug Resistance
www.who.int/emc/amr.html
WHO site on anti-infective drug resistance, including report on resistant-TB worldwide

 

Antibiotics Fight Bacterial Germs!
www.healthsci.tufts.edu/apua/Products/pamphlet_01.html
Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics pamphlet

Harvest of Fear
www.pbs.org/wgbh/gmfoods/
Provides articles, interviews, interactive activities, and resources related to NOVA/Frontline show

 

About Bio
www.bio.org/about.html
Offers the Biotechnology Industry Organization's position on food and agricultural biotechnology

About Biotech
www.accessexcellence.org/AB/
Comprehensive site by Genetech, Inc. about biotech, including issues and ethics, applications, and careers

 

Food and Environment
www.ucsusa.org/
The Union of Concerned Scientists' view on genetically engineered crops and reasons for modifications as well as information on antibiotic resistance (under Issues and Programs go to Food and Environment)

Endangered Species Habitat Conservation Planning
http://endangered.fws.gov/hcp/index.html
U.S. Fish and Wildlife site provides information on endangered species, laws and policies, publications, etc.

 

Invasion!
http://esa.sdsc.edu/invas3.htm
Ecological Society of America's fact sheet on invasive species

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