|Table of Contents
Compiled by Wendy Cunningham
|I.||Sites describing and/or supporting evolution|
|II.||Sites describing and/or promoting creationism|
|III.||Position statements by scientific and educational groups|
|V.||Keep Kansas out of your back yard: What you can do|
|VI.||The Kansas Decision and other recent creationism vs. evolution school debates|
|VIII.||Articles, essays, books, reports, and press releases|
|IX.||GSA members speak out at GSA's 1999 Annual Meeting|
|X.||Participate in the debate by teaching a class Past GSA Treasurer David Dunn provides a syllabus and annotated bibliography for his University of Texas at Dallas course Geology Refutes Creationism|
Evolution and Creationism
Keep Kansas out of your backyard:
What you can do
There is a great need for scientists and other concerned citizens to get actively involved in communicating accurate information regarding Earth's origins and the process of science. The following links provide information and suggestions to get you started:
Teach a class on the
creationism vs. evolution debate.
Here you will find a syllabus and annotated bibliography for David Dunn's University of Texas at Dallas course Geology Refutes Creationism.
Dealing With "Scientific" Creationists is the updated text of a talk given by Frederick Edwords, the executive director of the American Humanist Association, at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual conference in May 1986. Toward the bottom of this article you will find a section describing actions "scientists and science educators [can] take that will be effective."
What You Can Do: 25 Ways to Support Evolution Education comes from the Kansas Citizens for Science site.
Scientists Speak Out: The Battle to Win Back New Mexico
Les McFadden discusses ways in which geoscientists can organize to effectively combat a creationist school victory (suggestions at the bottom of the article).