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NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

Origin of the species: where did Darwin's finches come from? - The Guardian


The Guardian
Biogeography and evolution of the Galápagos: Integration of the biological and geological evidence. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Sato, A, et al., 2001. On the origin of Darwin's finches. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Steadman, DW, 1982.

Listen: Greater Science Literacy Leads to Greater Acceptance of Evolution…Oh, Really? - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
A new episode of ID the Future features “In the Market” radio host Janet Parshall interviewing Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow Jonathan Witt, co-author of the recent book Heretic: One Scientist's Journey from Darwin to Design. Witt and ...

National Center For Science Education - Biogeography

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - United States

Biogeography is an active field, exploring how geographic distribution of life is affected by history, climate, geology, and behavior. As predicted by evolution, the geographical arrangements of related species repeats in different groups. This comparison of multiple lineages shows how the shared history of an area produces similar patterns of common ancestry, and allows us to test hypotheses about evolution. The rapid ecological and morphological diversification of organisms on islands shows how quickly evolution can produce novelty.

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United States

Clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and certain other theories out.

Preparing Our Children: Math and Science Education in the National Interest
United States

"The National Science Board (NSB), charged with advising the President and the Congress on national science policy, urges a nation-wide consensus on a core of knowledge and competency in mathematics and science. The Board believes it is both possible and imperative to develop national strategies that serve the national interest while respecting local responsibility for K-12 teaching and learning" (Executive Summary).

Association for Science Education
United Kingdom

UK's largest science association dedicated to the teaching of science. Includes regional news, bookshop, publications, resources for teachers and technicians, and conferences.

NIGMS: Science Education
United States

Free publications (books, newsletters, pamphlets) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Australia

The TechNyou Science Education Resource provides science teachers resources to introduce emerging technologies in the classroom. These resources have been matched to the Australian Curriculum in Science for secondary year students, and are designed to introduce nanotechnology and biotechnologies with reference to the established traditional science disciplines of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. TechNyou Science Education Resources is the combi

National Centre for Biotechnology Education
United Kingdom

Offers educational resources and practical training for teachers in several European Union countries. Includes links on discussion boards, lab safety tips, and information maintained in Reading, England.

National Humane Education Society
United States

Provides humane education, rescue, and relief assistance for animals, and a screened adoption service.

Netherlands

The Institute of Biomedical Laboratory Science-Laboratory Medicine (IBMLS) is a member organisation for Biomedical Laboratory Scientists in the EU/UK and worldwide. It strives to promote and advance the role of Biomedical Laboratory Science within the healthcare setting to deliver a high quality laboratory service for patients. Biomedical Laboratory Science Online Education (BMLSE) IBMLS provides currently Continuing Professional Developmen

National Association for Humane and Environmental Education
United States

Youth education division of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) which strives to enable educators to more effectively teach children the value of kindness toward one another, animals, and the Earth.

Genetics Education Center
United States

Resources for educators interested in human genetics and the human genome project. The site is maintained by Medical Genetics, University of Kansas Medical Center.