Darwin Day Celebration 2008 “Teaching Evolution”

Sunday, February 10th 2008 at 1:00 pm
Sunday, February 10th 2008 at 3:30 pm
Bookpeople, 603 N. Lamar


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

Flyer for the adult program

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!

Flyer for the child program