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As summer comes to an end, students and teachers are headed back to the classroom. Prepping for the year takes a lot of time. Here are some resources to help teachers make the most out of their evolution related curriculum.

Teaching Evolution Resources
Evolution Spotlight10

Dollo's Law of Irreversibility

A brief definition of Dollo's Law and an example of exceptions to the principle.

Teaching Around the Controversy of Evolution

Get tips on how to teach the controversial topic of evolution to high school students.

Teaching Evolution With Technology

Tips for science teachers on how to incorporate technology related to evolution into the science curriculum.

Evolution in the Biology Curriculum

Get advice for when during the school year teachers should put evolution into their Biology class curriculum.

Dust Mites and Devolution

Dust mite evolution proves that highly specialized parasites can devolve into free living organisms.

Grumpiness in Cats is an Evolutionary Trait

Domesticated cats are grumpy due to evolution, or lackthereof.

Cosmos Episode 13 Viewing Worksheet

A worksheet for Cosmos Episode 13, entitled Unafraid of the Dark, to use during viewing or afterward as a quiz.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Recap - Episode 113

A recap of episode 113 of the series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey entitled Unafraid of the Dark hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Scientists Recreate Possible First Cells

Scientists able to recreate pre-cells using RNA and dextran in a lab.

Comb Jellies May Have Come First

Scientists believe that comb jellies were the first animal to evolve and then later de-evolve to give rise to simpler species.

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