Fwd: Re: [TAXACOM] A new web site in support of the teaching of Evolution

John Grehan jgrehan at SCIENCEBUFF.ORG
Wed Mar 3 14:09:06 CST 2004


>Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2004 14:08:24 -0500
>To: DR Lindberg <drl at UCLINK.BERKELEY.EDU>
>From: John Grehan <jgrehan at sciencebuff.org>
>Subject: Re: [TAXACOM] A new web site in support of the teaching of Evolution
>
>Well, just my predictable jaded reaction. Its a nice whitewash for
>Darwinian ideology. Current non-Darwinian evolutionary syntheses are kept
>out of course. And nothing about molecular drive to upset the belief in
>natural selection. And biogeography - doesn't look like one should even
>bother. As for the 'science' of evolution - I did not see it in my
>admittedly quick look. As for the so-called 'history of evolutionary
>thought' is plain garbage.
>
>John Grehan
>
>At 08:17 AM 3/3/2004 -0800, you wrote:
>>Colleagues:
>>
>>Introducing UNDERSTANDING EVOLUTION
>>
>>http://evolution.berkeley.edu <http://evolution.berkeley.edu/>
>>
>>
>>
>>The University of California Museum of Paleontology, in partnership with the
>>National Center for Science Education, is pleased to announce a new
>>comprehensive website on evolution developed especially for teachers.  Its
>>purpose is to provide content and resources for teachers at all grade and
>>experience levels in order to facilitate the teaching of evolution.  The
>>site was funded by the National Science Foundation and the Howard Hughes
>>Medical Institute and was developed by a team of scientists, graduate
>>students, and teachers.
>>
>>
>>
>>We hope you will find it useful in your teaching, especially introductory
>>classes, as well as in your local communities.
>>
>>Best, David
>>
>>David R. Lindberg
>>Professor & Chair, Dept. of Integrative Biology
>>Curator, UC Museum of Paleontology
>>http://www.ucmp.Berkeley.Edu/people/davidl/
>>
>>
>
>Dr. John Grehan
>Director of Science and Collections
>Buffalo Museum of Science
>1020 Humboldt Parkway
>Buffalo, New York 14211-1293
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Dr. John Grehan
Director of Science and Collections
Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14211-1293
Voice 716-896-5200 x372
Fax 716-897-6723
jgrehan at sciencebuff.org
http://www.sciencebuff.org/biogeography/Panbiogeography/Panbiogeography-Gate.htm
http://www.sciencebuff.org/HepialidaeGate.htm




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