Vision (from darwinday.org), February 12
International Darwin Day will inspire people throughout the globe to reflect and act on the principles of intellectual bravery, perpetual curiosity, scientific thinking, and hunger for truth as embodied in Charles Darwin. It will be a day of celebration, activism, and international cooperation for the advancement of science, education, and human well-being.
Organizations and businesses will celebrate by engaging in community outreach centered around science as a tool for the betterment of humanity.
Darwin Day will be observed by the United Nations and its members as an opportunity for international partnerships through the common language of science for the common good of all.
* Celebrate Intellectual Bravery * Celebrate Perpetual Curiosity * Celebrate Hunger for Truth *
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David Attenborough explores the life and theories of Charles Darwin, while linking Darwin's journeys to Attenborough's own. The documentary ends with a discussion of the contributions Darwin made to modern scientific thought and theory.
The controversial subject of evolution versus creation causes two polar opposites to engage in one explosive battle of beliefs. Attorney Clarence Darrow faces off against fundamentalist leader William Jennings Bryan in a small Tennessee town where a teacher has been brought to trial for teaching Darwinism.
The source of the earth's great variety of animals was a scientific mystery until Charles Darwin proposed the idea of natural selection. Nova presents breakthroughs in a new science nicknamed "evo devo" that are linking the enigma of origins to another of nature's mysteries, the development of embryos.
How did the human race populate the world? A group of geneticists have worked on the question for a decade, arriving at a startling conclusion: the "global family tree" can be traced to one African man who lived 60,000 years ago. Dr. Spencer Wells hosts this series, featuring commentary by expert scientists, historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists.
Evolutionary biologist Armand Leroi uncovers the evidence behind Darwin's Theory of Evolution, going beyond the Galapagos to explore forgotten shores to witness the creatures, fossils and places that captivated the young naturalist's imagination.
Explores the controversy over the teaching of evolution and intelligent design in Kansas public schools, using footage from hearings before the Board of Education and interviews with people on both sides of the issue.
Ape to Man - DVD 1983 & Streaming
Charles Darwin - DVD 16284
Charles Darwin: Evolution's Voice - Streaming
Darwin: The Life and Legacy - Streaming
Evolution - Streaming
The Origin and Evolution of Earth - DVD 15642
The Violent Legacy of Charles Darwin - Streaming
Examines the evolution/creationism controversy through discussions among teachers on an expedition through the Grand Canyon, interspersed with interviews with students from a City College of New York class where creationism was taught rather than evolution and short animated sequences.
This BBC special confirms how the advance of science has exonerated Darwin's theory of evolution and gives an historical understanding of Darwin's world, and of his legacy to the scientists who followed him -- a generation that discovered modern science by embracing Darwin's heretical ideas.
In this three-part series, Darwin's passionate disciple, popular author and biologist Richard Dawkins examines evolution and its legacy, confronts Darwin's doubters head-on, and explains natural selection in clear, straightforward terms.
Based on Annie's Box, a biography penned by Charles Darwin's great-great-grandson Randal Keynes, using personal letters and diaries of the Darwin family, Creation takes a unique look at Darwin, his family and his love for his deeply religious wife.
"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change."
"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life."