The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection and Adaptation

, Nachman, Michael , Publication date: 2012 Publisher: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Nachman, M. (2012). The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection and Adaptation | HHMI’s BioInteractive. Retrieved June 14, 2015. Flesch–Kincaid N/A but high school level Description This fun film shows that not only is evolution happening right now, everywhere around us, but adaptive […]

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Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

Piper, Ross , , Publication date:2013 Publisher:Thames and Hudson Piper, R. (2013). Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures. New York: Thames and Hudson Flesch–Kincaid 12.9 Description What most of us think of as the animal kingdom really only accounts for a tiny portion of the tens of millions of species that inhabit our planet. […]

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In Search of the Causes of Evolution: From Field Observations to Mechanisms

Grant, Peter , , Publication date:2010 Publisher: Princeton University Press Grant, P. (2010). In Search of the Causes of Evolution: From Field Observations to Mechanisms. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Flesch–Kincaid 10.2 Description This book brings together many of today’s pioneers in evolutionary biology to describe the latest advances and explain why a cross-disciplinary and integrated […]

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Understanding Evolution

Kampourakis, Kostas , , Publication date:2013 Publisher: University Printing House Kampourakis, K. (2013). Understanding Evolution. United Kingdom: University Printing House. Flesch–Kincaid 12.0 Description A lot of current books on evolutionary theory all seem to take for granted the fact that many students find evolution easy to understand when actually, from a psychological perspective, it is […]

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The Discovery of Evolution

Young, David , , Publication date: 2007 Publisher: Cambridge University Press Young, D. (2007). The Discovery of Evolution. London: Cambridge University Press. Flesch–Kincaid 9.0 Description The Discovery of Evolution explains what the Theory of Evolution is all about by providing a historical narrative of its discovery. Some of the major puzzles that confront anyone studying […]

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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

Dawkins, Richard , , Publication date: 2009 Publisher: Free Press Dawkins, R. (2009). The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution. New York: Free Press. Flesch–Kincaid 11.9 Description The Greatest Show on Earth is a stunning and well-written counterattack on advocates of Intelligent Design, explaining the evidence for evolution while exposing the limits of […]

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At the Water’s Edge: Fish with Fingers, Whales with Legs, and How Life Came Ashore and Then Went Back to Sea

Zimmer, Carl , , Publication date: 1999 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Zimmer , C. (1999). At the Water’s Edge: Fish with Fingers, Whales with Legs, and How Life Came Ashore and Then Went Back to Sea. New York: Simon and Schuster. Flesch–Kincaid 10.1 Description At the Water’s Edge is a stimulating read that strives to […]

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The Evidence for Evolution

Rogers, Alan , , Publication date: 2011 Publisher: University of Chicago Press Rogers, A. (2011). The Evidence of Evolution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press Flesch–Kincaid 9.0 Description With The Evidence for Evolution, Alan R. Rogers provides an elegant, straightforward text that details the evidence for evolution. Rogers covers different levels of evolution, from within-species changes, […]

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Evolution, Creationism, and Intelligent Design

Phy-Olsen, Allene , , Publication date: 2010 Publisher: Greenwood Phy-Olsen, A. (2010). Evolution, Creationism, and Intelligent Design. Santa Barbara: Greenwood. Flesch–Kincaid 11.2 Description Evolution, Creationism, and Intelligent Design offers a comprehensive, unbiased history of the controversial issues mentioned in its title, as well as a balanced presentation of the arguments central to a debate that […]

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Origin of Species

Darwin, Charles , , Publication date: 1859 Publisher: The Modern Library Darwin, C. (1859). Origin of Species. New York: The Modern Library. Flesch–Kincaid 18.8 Description Origin of Species is a work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin and is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of […]

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