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Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2005. 388 pages.
In Investigating Evolutionary Biology in the Laboratory, William F. McComas assembles a host of useful articles that together provide a complete introduction to the strategies and rationales for teaching evolutionary biology in the laboratory, including experiments and exercises. Topics include Foundations of Evolution Education, Examining the Evidence for Evolution, Using the Tools and Principles of Evolution, Variation and Adaptations within Species, Biotic Potential and Survival, Simulating Natural Selection, and The New Evolutionary Synthesis.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999. 544 pages.
From the publisher: "For the past twenty-five years John Moore has taught biology instructors how to teach biology — by emphasizing the questions people have asked about life through the ages and the ways natural philosophers and scientists have sought the answers. This book makes Moore's uncommon wisdom available to students in a lively and richly illustrated account of the history and workings of life.
New York: North Star Line, 2005. 132 pages.
The Nature of Science and the Study of Biological Evolution, as its title indicates, adroitly interleaves a discussion of the nature of science with a broad perspective on evolution. Consisting of a text for high school students and a CD–ROM for teachers, the material discusses the nature and methods of science, the development of the theory of evolution, seven lines of evidence that converge on evolution, population genetics, natural selection, and primate and human evolution.
Arlington, VA: NSTA Press, 2000. 56 pages.
Consisting of two sections, "Modern Science and the Book of Genesis" by James Skehan and "Effective Strategies for Teaching Evolution and Other Controversial Topics" by Craig Nelson, The Creation Controversy & the Science Classroom aims to provide teachers with an understanding of the nature of science and the relationship between science and religion.
Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2003. 276 pages.
Defending Evolution in the Classroom is a necessity for anyone concerned with evolution education. The late Ernst Mayr wrote, "This book should be in the hands of every educator dealing with the subject of evolution," and Eugenie C. Scott, executive director of NCSE, agreed: "At last a book for teachers to help them cope with antievolutionism.
Voices for Evolution
The third edition of Voices for Evolution can be purchased or downloaded at Lulu.com