End of apartheid for Darwin
- A perfectly logical thing to do. Moore, Randy // American Biology Teacher;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p452
Editorial. Stresses the importance of teaching evolution as the central theme of biology. Efforts to discredit evolution; Encouragement of teachers to discuss the evidence against evolution; Anti-evolution legislations.
- Teaching evolution using a historically rich curriculum & paired problem solving instructional... Jensen, Murray S.; Finley, Fred N. // American Biology Teacher;Apr97, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p208
Describes the curriculum and instructional strategies used in teaching the principles of biological evolution. Assessment of students' knowledge of biological evolution; Students' conceptions of evolution; Presentation of the non-Darwinian views of evolution; Outcomes of using the paired...
- The teaching of evolution at university level--an alternative approach. Dussart, Georges; Nicholls, Mike // Journal of Biological Education (Society of Biology);Summer96, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p107
Presents an interactive, student-based approach to the teaching and learning of evolution at undergraduate level as an alternative to formal, didactic lectures. Features of the approach; Organization of the proposed course; List of references for the sessions.
- Evolution: Theory or Fact? // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);10/04/99, Vol. 132 Issue 3, p4
Suggests strategies for teaching issues concerning the theory of evolution in public schools. United States Supreme Court's prohibition on the teaching of creationism in public schools; Offensiveness of the theory to students' religious beliefs.
- What on 'Earth' Is Evolution? Cherif, Abour; Adams, Gerald; Loehr, John // American Biology Teacher;Oct2001, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p569
Discusses the use of geological concepts and principles as an effective approach to teaching evolutionary biology, as well as the nature of science and the scientific method in the classroom. Description of the teaching model; Rationale behind the development and implementation of the model;...
- 70 years after scopes, evolution hot topic again. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;3/13/96, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p16
Reports on the debate in Tennessee over whether students should be taught that humans evolved from apes. State lawmakers' consideration of legislation that would fire teachers for presenting evolution as fact; Comparison of the debate with the 1925 trial of John T. Scopes; Evolution versus...
- Antievolution bill dies in Tennessee Senate. // Christian Century;4/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p424
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- NABT unveils new statement on teaching evolution. // American Biology Teacher;Jan1996, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p61
Reports on the National Association of Biology Teachers' (NABT) endorsement of several views of science, evolution and biology education. Outcome of evolution; Establishment of evidence for organic evolution; Confusions about the nature and processes of science.
- CREATIONISM AND BIOLOGY TEXTS. Goldstein, Lester // BioScience;Jun1983, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p356
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Wayne A. Moyer on the subject of biological evolution in high school textbooks in the February 1983 issue of the journal.