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    Hi, my name is Corey Coutu and I am a graduate student in the Geology Department of the University of Vermont, working with Professor Char Mehrtens.  Geology can be a complex subject to understand, and this section presents resources that may be helpful in understanding the geological background to the evolutionary concepts presented in this site.  Below are a number of links designed to facilitate a deeper understanding of how the study of geology and evolution can walk hand in hand.

Frequently Asked Questions: Frequently asked questions about evolution and the process of natural selection

What is a Fossil?:
                 Information concerning the "how" and "why" of  fossilization. (Lesson Plan Integrated)

How Geologists Tell Time:
     A discussion on the methods used to date rocks and fossils (Lesson Plan Integrated)

The Evolving Planet:
              Links to plate and climate reconstruction across geologic time

Evolution in the News:
          Links to evolution news web sites, updated monthly

Classroom Resources:
           Links to some of the best evolution education content sites online

Please send comments, suggestions, or questions about what they have seen here to and we will doour best to provide you with a quick and informed reply. 

Have fun with the site,
Corey and Char
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