Nature of Science
- ActionBioscience.org features issues-based articles written by prominent scientists, accompanying lesson ideas, and related teaching resources for high school and undergraduate biology educators.
- AAAS Science NetLinks is a guide to standards-based Internet experiences for students.
- BiosciEdNet.org provides a searchable database of resources from BEN Collaborative partner organizations such as AIBS, Ecological Society of America, American Society for Microbiology, and Botanical Society of America.
- BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium promotes curriculum innovation by serving a national role as a networking resource for individuals to share, distribute, and enhance cooperation among on-going and future biology education development projects.
- Biological Sciences Curriculum Study develops and supports the implementation of innovative science education curriculum for students in kindergarten through college.
- National Academies' Subject Hub for Education provides numerous resources and publications on the latest research in teaching and learning.
- National Science Teachers Association,a professional society for science teachers, provides professional development opportunities and teaching resources.
- National Association of Biology Teachers, a professional society for biology educators, offers an annual professional development conference and monthly publication.
Nature of Science:
- ActionBioscience.org - Evolution. All of the articles and interviews on evolution, published in AIBS's online education resource.
- Evolution and the Fossil Record. 2001. From the American Geological Institute and the Paleontological Society.
- The Evolution Project. PBS website, television series, and teaching resources.
- Evolution Resources from the National Academies. All of the Academies resources for learning and teaching evolution, including books, reports, definitions, legal issues, and upcoming events.
- Science, Evolution, and Creationism. This 2008 book, published by the National Academies Press, explains the methods of science, examines the scientific evidence in support of biological evolution, and evaluates alternative perspectives.
- The Society for the Study of Evolution. A comprehensive listing of general resources, evolution societies, and teaching resources.
- "Teaching about Evolution: Old Controversy, New Challenges" (PDF, 100k) A 2001 article written by Rodger Bybee, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, recipient of the 2001 AIBS Education Award. Published by AIBS in BioScience, April 2001.
- Understanding Evolution. From the University of California, Museum of Paleontology, a one-stop source for information on evolution, with teaching resources.
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