Since today marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, and since some of my English Language Learners students are taking science classes, I thought I’d put together a quick list of accessible resources about Darwin.
Here are my choices for The Best Online Resources To Learn About Charles Darwin (and are accessible to English Language Learners);
The life and times of Charles Darwin is an audio slideshow from the British newspaper The Guardian.
Darwin’s Brave New World looks like a fabulous resource from The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Darwin’s Footsteps is an online game where you follow his travels around the world.
Here’s a neat game about Darwin’s theories.
Happy 200th Darwin Day! is a slideshow from TIME Magazine.
ESL Holiday Lessons has a lesson on Darwin.
Evolution of Life is a series of videos on Darwin and evolution.
Living Galapagos is an audio slideshow about the islands today.
Follow the voyage of the Beagle in this interactive from the Natural History Museum.
I’d certainly be interested in hearing other suggestions, so please feel free to leave them in the comments section.