Evolution books for kids
Grades: 3 to 7 Ages: 8 to 13
"Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be" Daniel
Loxton, 2010, 56 pp.
The Magic of Reality: How We Know
What's Really True. Dawkins R. 2011, Free Press
Library on evolution and related subjects (a lot of articles and
The Selfish Gene 2006
Dawkins R. The Blind Watchmaker 1987
The Extended Phenotype 1982
Climbing Mount Improbable 1996
River Out of Eden 1996
Unweaving the rainbow
Dawkins R. A
Devil's Chaplain 2004
The Ancestor's Tale. 2004
pdf 6 MB;
Dawkins R. The
God Delusion. 2006
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
2009. ( pdf
html 9 Mb)
Why two sexes exist is still unknown (!)
36,000 sexes–but it’s
by D. Saraga REFLEX April 2011, p. 79-81
“For evolutionary biologists, the existence of males and
females is in many ways paradoxical. … The question of
differentiation at the individual level still remains. Why
do most animals have individuals that are either male or
female instead of both?”...
Men More Evolved?
Sex ratio of plants
Environment can influence sex ratio of plants: study
"What's cool about this is we did get results," Dr. Spencer
Barrett, a University of Toronto evolutionary biology
professor. "It's the first time it's ever been shown that
the amount of pollen captured by a female affects its sex
[New is well-forgotten past? There are at least 6
experimental articles on the subject starting from
negative feedback theoretical explanation in 1966.]
Selection for Cultural displays (G. Miller's model)
The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature
Taking Sex Differences Seriously
by S. E. Rhoads
Are Men Smarter Than Women? By M. vos
Are Men Smarter Than Women?
By D. Tyree . Andalusia
Remarks at NBER Conference on Diversifying the Science & Engineering
Workforce By L. Summers January 14, 2005
Summers' remarks on women draw fire
Boston Globe January 17, 2005
"Are Men Necessary?"
By M. Dowd 2005
Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons from Falling behind in School and Life
by M. Gurian and K. Stevens (Sept., 2005)
Boys and Girls Learn Differently: A Guide For Teachers and Parents
By M. Gurian with P. Henley and T. Trueman
and “men’s” work
A mother's work is never done, moving in and out of workforce By S. Allman
women make better managers? By
J. L. Krotz
Sexism Among Spies By Lyric Wallwork Winik Parade Magazine (July 29, 20,
Other Forms of Sexuality
Biological Exuberance by Bruce Bagemihl.
P olitics, ideology
Most scientists in this country [US] are Democrats. That's a
problem. [Is it?]
A Pew Research Center Poll from July 2009 showed that only
around 6 percent of U.S. scientists are Republicans; 55 percent are Democrats, 32 percent are independent,"
Ideological self-rating among scientists: 52% - liberal, 35%
- moderate and 9% - conservative.
The Republican War on Science by Chris Mooney
Global Darwin: Eastern enchantment. 2009
J. W. Skehan, C. E. Nelson.
The creation controversy & the science classroom.