Evolution vs. Creation
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Various Theories of Origins
Scroll down for an overview of the topic along with
information on Naturalistic Evolution, Creation Science, and Theistic
Evolution. From ReligiousTolerance.org, a multi-faith organization
in the U.S. and Canada.
Misconceptions About Evolution and Creationism
Provides arguments that support evolution as a scientific
theory. Created by Damien Sorresso, a student at Illinois State University
majoring in physics.
Defender’s Guide to Science & Creationism
An article that repudiates creationist claims about evolution. Scroll down past the introduction to the Section Index for a list of topics. From Mark Vuletic, a member of the Internet Infidels, a nonprofit educational organization “dedicated to promoting and defending a naturalistic worldview on the Internet.”
Scroll down for information on what evolution is as well
as how we know evolution has occurred. Includes illustrations and
links to other sites with more information as well as audio and video
clips. Written by Dennis O’Neil, Professor of Anthropology at
Palomar College in San Marcos, California.
Evidence Supporting Biological Evolution
An article with information on topics such as the fossil record, distribution of species, and common structures and similarities during development of various species. Also includes illustrations. Adapted from the booklet Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences.
Frequently Asked Questions
Provides Frequently Asked Questions about the basics
of evolution. Also has links near the top to information on Darwin,
the history and future of evolution, and why evolution is important.
Based on the 2001 PBS television series “Evolution,” produced
by WGBH in Boston and Clear Blue Sky Productions.
Evolution: What is life’s history on Earth?
Articles and interviews with scientists on a variety of topics related to evolution. From the American Institute of Biological Sciences, “bringing biology to informed decision making.”
General Anti-Creationism FAQ
An archive of responses to common questions related to
evolution and creationism. Click on “Browse” for a list
of the files by subject categories and for links to more in-depth
essays. From the Usenet newsgroup Talk.origins, devoted to the discussion
and debate of biological and physical origins.
National Center for Science Education
Offers definitions of creationism and evolution, as well resources like essays, articles, and audio and video presentations that support the teaching of evolution. Scroll down for information on current events dealing with the evolution/creation debate. From the National Center for Science Education, dedicated to “defending the teaching of evolution in the public schools.”
Presents an overview of the topic called Evolution 101, available in English, Spanish, and Turkish, as well as teaching materials and a resource library. A collaborative project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology and the National Center for Science Education.
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Provides links to articles as well as information on
scientific issues, design, human origins, the creation/evolution debate,
and more. From the Biblical Creation Society, “a Christian society
that advances and defends the Biblical teaching on creation.”
Provides links to slide shows, essays comparing evolution and creationism, and arguments against the theory of evolution, recommended books, and more. Developed by “a group of Christians who believe strongly that people need to become better informed on this most important question of our origins.”
Has links to questions and answers on topics such as
the Origin of Life, the Origin of Species, the Fossil Record, and
the Origin of Humans. From The Creation SuperLibrary, “a non-profit,
educational, cooperative ministry” that is part of the Christian
Evidence for Creation
A series of essays that explore evidence for creation in nature, science, and scripture. From the Institute for Creation Research, “a leader in scientific research within the context of biblical creation.”
Explaining the Science of Intelligent Design
Provides an explanation of the theory of Intelligent Design, along with news articles, podcasts, and videos. From the Center for Science and Culture, a Discovery Institute program, which “supports research by scientists and other scholars challenging various aspects of neo-Darwinian theory.”
The Revolution Against
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Has links to other creation web sites, photos, and books.
Scroll down for featured articles. From The Revolution Against Evolution
which “answer[s] tough questions concerning science and the
Constitutional Conflicts: The Evolution Controversy
Discusses the continuing debate over whether states and
schools have the right to restrict the teaching of evolution. Provides
information on court cases, the Scopes trial, and defines terms like
creationists and evolutionists. Created by Douglas O. Linder, a Professor
of Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Information about the 1925 trial of John Scopes, a high
school teacher accused of violating Tennessee law by teaching evolution.
Includes a timeline of events, information about the people involved,
a teacher’s guide, and more. Based on the movie “Monkey
Trial” that aired on the PBS program American Experience and
was produced by WGBH in Boston.
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December 27, 2011