Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a New Generation

The first symposium, in 2004, focused on evolution education and included a variety of speakers from evolutionary science, education research, and other relevant backgrounds. The four part series consisted of an Introduction to Evolutionary Thinking, The Tree of Life, How Evolution Works, Evolutionary Science: Advancing Societal Well-being.  BSCS published "Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a New Generation" a book of essays by the speakers and information about resources for teaching evolution. A DVD with interviews with various speakers was also produced, and a companion volume of curriculum for teachers was produced.


Overview of the Program from AIBS

Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a New Generation

Edited by Joel Cracraft and Rodger Bybee. Proceedings of the two day Evolution Symposium hosted by AIBS and BSCS at the 2004 NABT convention. Available free online as a PDF, or as a hardcopy book for purchase from BSCS.

Evolutionary Science and Society: Activities for the Classroom

Edited by Rodger Bybee.  A compilation of classroom activities that spans five general areas--introduction to evolutionary thinking; teaching the tree of life; teaching how evolution works; teaching evolution's importance for public health; and teaching evolution's importance for society. Includes a CD containing PDFs of activity copymasters, this publication, and Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a New Generation.