Adaptation and Evolution Text Sets

Elementary Level: Birds and Adaptation

Digital Resources 

Cornell Lab: Hellgate Ospreys, Missoula, MT 

Cornell Lab: Great Horned Owls, Savannah Georgia
http://cams.allaboutbirds.org/channel/46/Great_Horned_Owls/

Cornell Lab: Bermuda Cahow, Bermuda
http://cams.allaboutbirds.org/channel/53/Bermuda_Cahows/

Cornell Lab: Laysan Albatross, Kauai, Hawaii
http://cams.allaboutbirds.org/channel/41/Laysan_Albatross/

Cornell Lab:  Red-Tailed Hawks
Cornell Lab: Cornell Lab Feeder

Cornell Lab: Ontario Feeder
World Land Trust Rainforest Bird Camera
Pale Male (Red-Tailed Hawks in NYC)

NPR Story on Pale Male in NYC

Cornell Ornithology Lab

Cornell Ornithology Lab Online Bird Guide

Cornell Ornithology Lab: Nest Watch

National Audubon Society

NY Times Topics: Birds

NY Times Topics: Bird Watching News

Drexel University: Vireo (world’s largest collection of bird photographs)

BEN: Bird Education Network

National Geographic: Birds

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/

National Public Radio: "Birds of a Feather Aren't Necessarily Related"

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/12/11/370087804/birds-of-a-feather-arent-necessarily-related

National Public Radio: "More Than Half of U.S. Bird Species Threatened By Climate Change
http://www.npr.org/2014/09/09/345833757/more-than-half-of-u-s-bird-species-threatened-by-climate-change

Classroom Bookshelf Entry on Teaching with Feathers, Not Just for Flying
http://classroombookshelf.blogspot.com/2014/05/feathers-not-just-for-flying.html

Classroom Bookshelf Entry on Teaching with Look Up! Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard
http://classroombookshelf.blogspot.com/2013/04/look-up-bird-watching-in-your-own.html

Classroom Bookshelf Entry on Teaching with Bird Talk
http://classroombookshelf.blogspot.com/2012/05/bird-talk-what-birds-are-saying-and-why.html

Uncommon Corps Entry on Snowy Owl Irruption
http://nonfictionandthecommoncore.blogspot.com/2014/12/citizen-science-snowy-owl-irruption.html


Trade Books 

Beaks! By Sneed Collard
ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-1-57091-388-4

Wings! By Sneed Collard
ISBN:  978-1570916113

Feathers Not Just for Flying by Melissa Stewart
ISBN: 978-1580894319

Bird Talk: What Birds are Saying and Why by Lita Judge
ISBN: 978-1596436466

Look Up! Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard
ISBN: 978-0763645618

Birds by David Burnie
ISBN: 978-0756637682

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
ISBN: 978-1-4263-1094-2


High School: Human Evolution

Trade Books 

Billions of Years, Amazing Changes by Laurence Pringle
ISBN: 978-1590787236

Why Evolution is True by Jerry Coyne
ISBN:  978-0143116646

Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation by Bill Nye
ISBN:  978-1250007131

The Story of Evolution by Steve Jenkins
ISBN: 978-0618164769

Skull in the Rock by Marc Aronson
ISBN: 1426310102

Lucy Long Ago by Catherine Thimmesh
ISBN: 978-0547051994

Their Skeletons Speak by Sally Walker

ISBN: 978-0761374572

Digital Resources 

NOVA: Early Humans in Pop Culture
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/early-humans-pop-culture.html

NPR: Dance of Human Evolution was Herky Jerky Fossils Suggest 
http://www.npr.org/2014/07/04/328206581/dance-of-human-evolution-was-herky-jerky-fossils-suggest

NPR: 
Smithsonian: Human Family Tree
http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-family-tree

NPR: Juan Enriquez, Are We Evolving Into a Different Species?
http://www.npr.org/2014/10/24/358152258/are-we-evolving-into-a-different-species

PBS Nova: Evolution

PBS NOVA: What is Evo/Devo?

PBS Nova: Becoming Human

PBS Nova: The Adaptable Human

Smithsonian: What Does It Mean to Be Human?

NSTA on Teaching Evolution

Teaching Channel on Teaching Evolution

The New York Times Topics: Evolution

NPR and Evolution

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