Evolution Primerat Wednesday, June 20, 2007
1: Learn the difference between the scientific and everyday use of key vocabulary words.
2: Discover how Darwin's curiosity, his passion for natural history, his voyage on the Beagle, and his use of the scientific process led to the publication of his groundbreaking book.
3: See how different lines of evidence contribute to our picture of evolution. Learn about the fossil evidence for whales' land-dwelling ancestors.
4: Travel to Ecuador to see how the process of natural selection operates in populations of rain forest hummingbirds.
5: Examine the fossil and molecular evidence that supports the evolution of humans from earlier primate ancestors.
6: Learn how tuberculosis is transmitted and why the evolution of multi-drug resistant strains of TB in Russia affects us all. (more)
7: Consider different points of view, as scientists, religious leaders, and college students share their opinions about evolution, science, and religious faith.
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Online Reading List
- An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish by Bertrand Russell (1943)
- Bible Teaching and Religious Practice by Mark Twain
- God is Imaginary
- Is there an Artificial God? by Douglas Adams (1998)
- Skeptics Annotated Bible
- The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine (1795)
- Which Way? by Robert Ingersoll (1884).
- Why I Am Not A Christian by Bertrand Russell (1927)