Darwin Inspired Learning: Resources for Teachers

Boulter, C. J., M. J. Reiss, and D. L. Sanders, eds. 2015. Darwin-Inspired Learning. Rotterdam and Boston: Sense Publishers, and chapters therein.

Butt, K. R., M. A. Callaham Jr., E. L. Loudermilk, and R. Blaik. 2015. Action of earthworms on flint burial: A return to Darwin’s estate. Applied Soil Ecology DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2015.04.002.

Costa, J. T. 2003. Teaching Darwin with Darwin. BioScience 53: 1030-1031.

Costa, J. T. 2009. Darwinian revelation: tracing the origin and evolution of an idea. BioScience 59: 886-894.

Costa, J. T. 2017. Darwin’s Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory. New York: W. W. Norton.

Costa, J. T. 2018. The impish side of evolution’s icon. American Scientist 106: 104–111.

Dennison, R. 2011. Using Darwin’s experimental work to teach the nature of science. American Biology Teacher 55: 50–52.

Ellis, R. J. 2010. How Science Works: Evolution. A Student Primer. Springer.

Fisher, S. W. 2008. Making sense of Darwin for nonmajors: Strategies to increase understanding and acceptance of evolution. The Ohio State University Academy of Teaching 2008: 21–25.

Gee, H., R. Howlett, and P. Campbell. 2009. 15 evolutionary gems: A resource from Nature for those wishing to spread awareness of evidence for evolution by natural selection. Nature doi:10.1038/nature07740.

Goodman, R. A. 2008. Celebrate Darwin Day, An event for education and outreach in evolutionary biology. Evolution: Education and Outreach 1: 306–311.

Keynes, R. 2009. Darwin’s ways of working – the opportunity for education. Journal of Biological Education 43(3): 101–103.

Lennox, J. G. 1991. Darwinian thought experiments: A function for just-so stories. In: Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy, edited by T. Horowitz and G. Massey. Rowman and Littlefield.

Love, A. C. 2010. Darwin’s “Imaginary Illustrations”: Creatively teaching evolutionary concepts & the nature of science. American Biology Teacher 72(2): 82–89.

McLauchlin, I. 2009. Charles Darwin’s lawn plot experiment. The London Naturalist 88: 107–113.

Morris, J. R., J. T. Costa, and A. Berry. 2015. Adaptations: Using Darwin’s Origin to teach biology and writing. Evolution 69: 2556–2560.

Rees, P. A. 2008. Are textbook references to Darwin close to extinction? School Science Review 90(331): 43–48.

Roseman, J. E. and G. DeBoer. Evolution on the front line: An abbreviated guide for teaching evolution, from Project 2061 at AAAS. http://www.Project2061.org.

Slingsby, D. 2009. Charles Darwin, biological education and diversity: past present and future. Journal of Biological Education 43(3): 99–100.

Wuerth, M. 2004. Resources for teaching evolution. American Biology Teacher 66(2): 109–113.