A lot of people have heard the news – it’s the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. Why is there such a big deal being made, many ask. My opinion is that the reason lies in what Charles Darwin and Evolution represent to society. Both the man and the idea have become symbols of science education, in a world where society rejects the fundamental unifying concept of biology. Darwin Day symbolizes the effort to build a world that is literate in science.
With that in mind, I’m going to link to another excellent educational resource, Understanding Evolution offered by Berkeley. Sections include: