You can find a listing of some of our favorite educational sites here.
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Evolution. PBS site for the Evolution series, designed to heighten public understanding of evolution and how it works, to dispel common misunderstandings about the process, and to illuminate why it is relevant to all of us.
First Freedom First First Freedom First is a partnership of The Interfaith Alliance Foundation and Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
Here Be Dragons. Here Be Dragons is a free 40 minute video introduction to critical thinking. It is suitable for general audiences and is licensed for free distribution and public display. Here Be Dragons offers a toolbox for recognizing and understanding the dangers of pseudoscience, and appreciation for the reality-based benefits offered by real science. Here Be Dragons is written and presented by Brian Dunning, host and producer of the Skeptoid podcast, author of Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena, and Executive Producer of The Skeptologists.
Religion and Ethics: Atheism. The BBC’s page devoted to the un-devoted.
Scientific American: Creationism vs. Evolution. As the writers put it, “The controversy over evolution rages on. Win all your debates against creationists with the science in our special report.”
Khan Academy They are a not-for-profit with the goal of providing a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone, completely free of charge.
Their library of over 2100 videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially designed for viewing on the computer.
Cephalopods (squid, cuttlefish and octopus) have several tricks for blending in with their undersea surroundings: they can change color, pattern and even the shape of their skin. Roger Hanlon, a biologist at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, describes how you find and film sea creatures in hiding.