A QUIET STAND OF ALDERS
"The alder, whose fat shadow nourisheth
All set neere to him long flourisheth." -- William Browne, c. 1613
Welcome to A Quiet Stand of Alders, the website of Stanley Rice, a science educator and writer. If you care passionately about the natural world and its evolutionary history, this website is for you. ... More about...
Second Annual Oklahoma Evolution Road Trip!
April 26-27, 2014
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March 7, 2014Second Annual Oklahoma Evolution Road Trip!
... [W]e have a Second Annual Oklahoma Evolution Road Trip scheduled for April 26-27 in Tulsa.
The Oklahoma Evolution Road Trips are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about evolution and the evidence for it that can be seen right here in Oklahoma. ... You donít need a science background, just a willingness to observe and learn. It is specifically intended for science teachers, who can receive a certificate of professional development credit. ... More...
New York: Facts on File, 2011.
Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2011.
(Mandarin Chinese edition - Taiwan: BWP 2011)
New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2009.
New York: Facts on File, 2007.
(mostly of nature, many illustrating evolution)
Archived essays that appeared on this website in 2008-2012.
New essays can be found on Stan's blogs:
Honest Ab (evolution and related scientific and social topics)
Christian Agnostics (religion)
Republican Climate (politics)
Presentations & Events
PDF scripts of Stan's recent presentations:
Confessions of an Oklahoma Evolutionist: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Root Foraging: A General Botany Project
God and Natural Selection
Altruism for Fun and Profit
a blog about evolution, ecology, and connected political and religious issues
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Darwin Does Not Debate
Should evolutionary scientists debate creationists?
Darwin, Sushi, and the Origin of Complex Cells
Emma Plays Music for Charles
Darwin Gives You a Kiss
Kissing and language both evolved from a basic mammalian trait.
Is Darwin a Zombie?
Darwin and Some Real Dinosaur Footprints
Noah Meets Mrs. Ples
How did Noah get dinosaurs and ape-humans onto the ark?
... and other videos on The Darwin Channel