Importance of Teaching Evolution

Science curricula, state science standards, and teachers emphasize evolution in a manner commensurate with its importance as a unifying concept in science and its overall explanatory power. Evolution is the cornerstone of modern biological science.

For a much deeper discussion of the importance of teaching evolution, visit some of the links in the Evolution Resources section of this site.

The game does not advocate or deny any religious interpretations of nature. The content in the game is consistent with content in middle school and high school science textbooks, and with the National Science Standards for grades 8 through 12.