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Evidence of Evolution

A fossil brachiopod!
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Resources to Explore More!

From modern genetics to ancient fossils to observations of evolution happening today, there is so much to learn. The general theory is well tested and supported by many sources of data and scientists continue to research and expand our understanding of the details. Just like every theory, it will continue to be modified as even more data are collected and more testing is done!

Explore Further With the Resources Below!

Activities for Classrooms:

Adaptation Investigation

Polishing the Petosky

Learning from the Fossil Record, a collection of hands-on activities from UCMP Berkeley

Layers of Rock

Useful Links to Learn More:

Evolution and the Fossil Record, by J.Pojeta and D.Springer

Understanding Evolution (UCMP Berkeley)

Relevance of evolution: medicine

Battling bacterial evolution: The work of Carl Bergstrom

Chronos Education and Outreach Resources (Chronos)

The Microbe Clock
Learn how deadly microbes outpace medical breakthroughs (PBS)

Deep Time: Travel through Geologic Time! (PBS)

Age Dating Methods and the Geologic Time Scale (US Geological Survey)

Resources for Teaching Evolution (University of Connecticut)

Learn How Genetics Are Explored Through Gel Electrophoresis (University of Utah)

The Evolution Game (BBC)

Perspectives


We at the Windows to the Universe project and very grateful to Dr. Rick Anthes, Judy Scotchmoor, Dr. Dale Springer, Heather Moffat, David Mastie, and Dr. Nick Bergman for their review of the Evolution Exploratour content. Their suggestions have greatly improved this project.


Last modified May 16, 2005 by Lisa Gardiner.

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