Human Evolution

The San Diego Museum of Man

Home page for The National Science Foundation

The homepage for Project 2061, a long-term initiative of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, working to reform K-12 science, mathematics, and technology education nationwide.

The Leakey Foundation is an organization committed to research on human origins.

Becoming Human
Supported by the Institute of Human Origins, this website is an interactive documentary experience relating the story of our human origins

The Talk Origins Archive
A Usenet newsgroup devoted to the discussion and debate of biological and physical origins.
A website for parents, students, and teachers. Classroom and fun at-home activities.

National Geographic
An online magazine that features anthropology-related stories and other scientific news. View maps and photographs as well.

Website for the American Anthropological Association. Search for new publications and check-out special programs.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science. Browse articles with free registration.

More information about human evolution, along with articles, a timeline, glossary, fossil images, and news. Purchase books at the online bookstore.

KPBS Evolution
Wesbite for the Boston WGBH-produced television series. Gives overview of each of the seven sections, with web-related activities.

The Jane Goodall Institute. Biography of Jane Goodall, in-depth informaiton about chimpanzees, general info about the Institute, andcalendar of events.

The Institute of Human Origins newsletter.

National Center for Science Education. A website devoted to defending the teaching of evolution in public schools. Many resources for teachers, aswell as informative articles about creationism and intelligent design.
Check out "Voices for Evolution" section for statements from civil liberties, educational, religious, and scientific organizations.

Evolution and the Nature of Science Institutes website. Find classroom lesson plans on the nature of science, evolution, and the origin of life, as well as related articles and papers.

Bone Clones
A commercial website selling fossil skull and skeleton casts.

Anthropology on the Internet for K-12, a list compiled by the Powell Library of Anthropology at the Smithsonian, offers a select list of websites for teachers and students.

Primate Info Net
Maintained by the Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center (WRPRC) Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with links to information resources on primatology, careers, and education. Find a list of primate-related lesson plans by clicking the Education button.

Titled "Human Origins and Evolution in Africa", this page was established by Professor Jeanne Sept, Anthropology Department at Indiana University, as a database linking many different fields in human evolution.

Maintained by the University of California, Berkeley, Museum of Paleontology, "Learning from the Fossil Record" covers topics like paleontology and scientific literacy, tapping educational resources, the geologic time scale. Also find a collection of paleontology-related classroom activities.

The Time Tunnel in the San Diego Museum of Man's Human Evolution exhibit Footsteps Through Time from an engineer's perspective. Engineering is applying math and science to find solutions to real problems.Engineers are innovators and inventors striving to improve life.

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