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Think Darwin, Think Evolution, Think Now

This substantial booklet was produced to celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin in 2009. Designed for Scottish Higher and Advanced Higher students of biology, copies have been sent to every Secondary School in Scotland. The booklet can be downloaded here:

 

http://www.biology.ed.ac.uk/public/sibe/projects/HappyBirthdayDarwin

 

A well-attended Schools Conference centred around the booklet, took place at the University in December 2009 and was sponsored by the Genetics Society. An article on this appeared in Genetics Society News in July 2010:

 

http://www.genetics.org.uk/media/a/0/0/3718_file_1.pdf

 

In association with Darwin events happening at the University, a series of science/art workshops for school pupils took place at the Talbot Rice Gallery in December 2009. They are mentioned in the following article:

 

http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6058264

 

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