Darwin Day Celebration 2008 “Teaching Evolution”
DARWIN DAY 2008 "TEACHING EVOLUTION"
Bookpeople, 3rd Floor:
for Adults and older students
We will begin the afternoon with talks by two professors from The University of Texas at Austin, enjoy birthday cake in honor of Darwin's birthday and conclude with a panel discussion on "Teaching Evolution" by science educators.
"The Relevance of Evolution to our Everyday Lives," with David Hillis, Ph.D. , Alfred W. Roark Centennial Professor, Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin; and Director, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Abigail Lustig, Ph.D. , assistant professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Lustig is a historian of science specializing in the history of evolution and the life sciences.
Intermission with Cake
Panel discussion on Teaching Evolution with science educators: Steve Bratteng, Christina Cid, Peter Rispin and Douglas Ryan
Book kids area, 2nd Floor:
for Children pre-school and above
Enjoy a highly evolved story time with the Bookpeople staff, journey with Darwin, learn about evolution and science through fun hands-on activities, walk the Timeline of Life and celebrate Darwin's birthday with cake!