It's a bit embarrassing to start an essay in the American Biology Teacher by saying that I didn't really like science in middle school or high school. Well, that's not entirely accurate; I got good grades and had great teachers, but I felt as if scientists had already discovered everything. They knew how liquids diffuse, how cell division worked, and about Newton's laws. I just didn't get any sense of mystery, wonder, or magic from science. As my friends took AP science classes, I was doing an independent study in modern women's writing. I wanted to major in English in college and be a writer or poet; or maybe major in comparative literature. As I was deciding on what class to take to round out my schedule during my first week at Bryn Mawr College, my academic advisor, a dean and former anthropology professor, suggested I take Introduction to Anthropology....
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Editorial| February 01 2017
The Quest to Understand Human Evolution: A Magical Mystery Tour
Briana L. Pobiner
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 77.
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Briana L. Pobiner; The Quest to Understand Human Evolution: A Magical Mystery Tour. The American Biology Teacher 1 February 2017; 79 (2): 77. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.77
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