Links & Books
In a series of video lectures on the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Web site, biologists David Kingsley and Sean Carroll introduce Darwin's work and provide an overview of natural selection, selective breeding, genetics, and evolutionary development. Don't miss the discussion of key developmental genes shared by very different animals, suggesting that those animals evolved from a common ancestor.
More on HHMI and its partnership with NOVA
Learn about the basics of evolution on this Web site from the University of California. Rich subject areas to explore include "How does evolution impact my life?" and "What is the evidence for evolution?"
National Center for Science Education
The NCSE is a nonprofit organization that defends the teaching of evolution in public schools. On its Web site, find information on the evolution/creationism controversy, learn about pro-evolution events occurring nationwide, browse a long list of related links, and more.
This Web site features links and articles on the study of evolution as well as a prominent discussion board for the debate between proponents of evolutionary science and intelligent design.
Evolution Resources From the National Academies
The National Academies Web site offers dowloadable reports on the science and teaching of evolution.
The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online
Learn about the origins of evolutionary theory with this searchable, complete archive of Charles Darwin's writings.
Exploring the Creation/Evolution Controversy
The TalkOrigins archives house a variety of articles and essays that explain evolutionary theory and criticize intelligent design.
Evolution: A Journey Into Where We're From and Where We're Going
This companion site to the PBS television series "Evolution" discusses a wide range of evolutionary topics, from the science of selection to the issues of "social Darwinism" and religious controversy.
About Intelligent Design
The Discovery Institute is a nonprofit public policy group that promotes the teaching of intelligent design in schools. On its Web site, find information on the concept of intelligent design as well as news articles and commentary.
Intelligent Design Network
The Intelligent Design Network seeks to incorporate intelligent design into teaching materials, science standards, etc. On its Web site, find relevant news articles, links, and publications.
Foundation for Thought and Ethics
The Foundation for Thought and Ethics is the publisher of Of Pandas and People, the intelligent-design textbook at the heart of the Dover, Pennyslvania controversy.
Access Research Network
This site features an archive of intelligent-design commentary, news stories, and links, as well as a discussion forum and original articles.
About Dover Trial
Kitzmiller, et al. v. Dover School District, et al.
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania offers downloadable PDF files of Judge John Jones' docket on the Kitzmiller v. Dover case, including findings of fact, courtroom exhibits, and the full text of Judge Jones's final opinion.
York Daily Record: Dover Biology Series
This site archives the York Daily Record's extensive coverage of the Dover intelligent-design controversy, trial, and aftermath.
National Center for Science Education: Evolution, Education, and the Law
The NCSE offers this archive of legal documents, transcripts, and images from the Dover trial, as well as podcasts with commentary on the trial's proceedings.
Origin of Species
Charles Darwin. Random House, 1998.
Kenneth Miller and Joseph Levine. Prentice Hall, 2008.
Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea
by Carl Zimmer. HarperCollins, 2001.
Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's
Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution
by Kenneth Miller. Harper
Evolutionism vs. Creationism: An Introduction
by Eugenie Scott. University of California Press,
Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of
by Barbara Forrest and Paul Gross. Oxford
University Press, 2004.
by Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu.
Photographs by Patrick Gries.
Seven Stories Press, 2007.
Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body
by Neil Shubin. Pantheon, 2008
About Intelligent Design
Of Pandas and People: The
Central Question of Biological Origins
by Percival Davis and Dean
Kenyon. Foundation for Thought and Ethics, 1993.
Intelligent Design: The Bridge
Between Science & Theology
by William Dembski. InterVarsity Press, 2002.
Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical
Challenge to Evolution
by Michael Behe. Free Press, 1996.
Darwin on Trial
by Phillip Johnson. IVP Books, 1991.
Science vs. Religion? Intelligent Design and the Problem of Evolution
by Steve Fuller. Polity Press, 2007.
About Dover Trial
The Devil in Dover: A Journalist's Story of Dogma vs. Darwin in Small-Town America
by Laurie Lebo. The New Press, 2008.
40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent
Design, God, OxyContin, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania
by Matthew Chapman. Collins Books, 2007.
Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion,
and the Battle for America's Soul
by Edward Humes. HarperCollins, 2007.
The Battle Over the Meaning of
Everything: Evolution, Intelligent Design, and a School Board in Dover, PA
by Gordy Slack. Jossey-Bass, 2007.
Traipsing Into Evolution: Intelligent Design
and the Kitzmiller v. Dover
by David DeWolf, John West, Casey Luskin, and
Jonathan Witt. Discovery Institute Press, 2006.