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A good teacher can teach any subject as long as they have high-quality resources. TIES provides middle school and elementary teachers the tools they need to effectively teach evolution and answer its critics based on new Next Generation Science Standards.

People Who Understand Evolution Are More Likely To Accept It

That’s why we’ve provided free teacher workshops on evolution in all 50 states!

Where We're Headed Next

  • Port St. Lucie, FL – February 4, 2020Seventh Grade Boot Camps. Presented by Bertha Vazquez.

  • Columbus, GA – February 14, 2020The 2020 Georgia Science Teachers Association “Broadening Our Horizons” Conference. Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center. Presented by Patti Howell.

  • Tampa, Fl – February 15, 2020 / 8:30 am - 3:00 pmDarwin Day Celebration at the Museum of Science and Industry. MOSI. Presented by Brandon Haught and Kenny Coogan, with special guest Dr. Nathan Lents.

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Can't make it to one of our in-person workshops? Watch our online workshop and get the help you need in your classroom wherever you are.



Upcoming: Darwin’s Rival: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 2:30pm

Follow Victorian naturalist and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace on his epic journeys around the globe and find out how he discovered the theory of evolution by natural selection, independently of Charles Darwin. ‘Darwin’s Rival’ traces Wallace’s life from his childhood in the Welsh countryside to becoming one of the world’s most famous scientists, via dense …

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Featured: Dr. Jones, The Evolution of Human Skin Color
December 10, 2018

Genomic technologies have recently led to a dramatic increase in our understanding of relationships among early members of our species. With access to genetic markers that distinguish different populations, we have been able to reconstruct a much more accurate picture of migration out of Africa and the various paths our ancestors took on the way …

Featured: Maddening Evolution Misconceptions with Stephanie Keep
August 1, 2018

Everyone knows that the United States is not among the top tier… or even middle tier when it comes to understanding and accepting evolution. But why? This talk will briefly explore the “how did we get here?” of evolution acceptance in the United States, before zooming in on one of the most maddening causes (and …

Featured: Richard Dawkins Answers your Students’ Questions
April 1, 2018

The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) hosted a special webinar with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and Director of TIES Bertha Vazquez. Webinar date: 4/1/2018

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We are looking for science teachers who can volunteer to present workshops in their school districts and local colleges on their state science standards on evolution and natural selection.

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