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Edwards, L.E., and Pojeta, John, Jr. 1994. Fossils, Rocks, and Time. U.S.
Government Printing Office 1998-675-105, 24p. An illustrated booklet that explains
how fossils are used to tell time and that discusses relative and numeric time
Kelley, P.H., Bryan, J.R., and Hansen, T.A., (editors). 1999. "The Evolution-Creation
Controversy II: Perspectives on Science, Religion, and Geological Education."
The Paleontological Society Papers, v.5, 242p. Proceedings of a short course
designed to answer the question: "How does one teach evolution with integrity
and meet the challenges posed by creationism while being sensitive to the religious
beliefs of students?"
National Academy of Sciences. 1999, 2nd ed. Science and Creationism: A View
from the National Academy of Sciences. National Academy Press, 33p. Summarizes
key aspects of several important lines of evidence supporting evolution and
describes and analyzes some of the positions taken by advocates of creation
science. The report lays out the case against presenting religious concepts
in science classes.
Pojeta, John, Jr., and Edwards, L.E. 1994. Fossils Through Time. U.S.
Geological Survey Poster, General Interest Publication. A photographic collage
of life on the 'Blue Planet' over the past 600,000,000 years.
Prothero, D.R., and Schoch, R.M.,(editors). 1994. Major Features of Vertebrate
Evolution. The Paleontological Society Short Courses in Paleontology, No.
7, 270p. Proceedings of a short course that focused on the origin of the major
vertebrate classes and their subsequent diversification.
Scotchmoor, Judy, and McKinney, F.K.,(editors). 1996. Learning From the
Fossil Record. The Paleontological Society Papers, v. 2, 329p. Resource
book developed to accompany a workshop intended to give K-12 teachers information
on how scientists use evidence from fossils to reconstruct the past and to provide
an intrinsically interesting entry into teaching science and scientific thinking
Scotchmoor, Judy, and Springer, D.A.,(editors). 1999. Evolution: Investigating
the Evidence. The Paleontological Society, Special Publications, v. 9, 406p.
Resource book for K-16 teachers; a multifaceted book of ideas and examples.
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