by John Pojeta, Jr. and Dale A. Springer 
Geologic time chart
Fossil Record
Change Through Time
Darwin's Theory
Mechanism for Change
Nature of Species
Nature of Theory
Paleontology, Geology & Evolution
Dating the Fossil Record
Examples of Evolution


References Cited

Suggested Readings
About the Authors

Paleontological Society


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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 scales.

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 to students.

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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