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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76293–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.5
Published: 01 February 2014
..., our data indicate that regardless of prior experiences with evolution education, and in spite of myriad social challenges to teaching evolution, students can learn evolution. Table 1. Students’ prior experiences with evolution (sample size: n = 361 for high school biology course information, n...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802124–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.124
Published: 01 February 2018
... uses live Trinidadian guppies to teach evolution by natural selection using the VIST ( V ariation, I nheritance, S election, T ime) framework. Our collaborative team included evolutionary biologists and education specialists, and we were able to combine expertise in evolution research and inquiry-based...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 786526 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.526
Published: 01 August 2016
...Amy Lark Teaching Evolution in a Creation Nation . By Adam Laats and Harvey Siegel . 2016 . University of Chicago Press . (ISBN 022633130X ). 138 pp. Kindle Edition. $20.00 (Amazon). © 2016 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764259–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.8
Published: 01 April 2014
..., C.D. (2001). Evolution in changing environments: the “synthetic” work of Clausen, Keck, and Hiesey. Quarterly Review of Biology, 76 , 433–457. Pennock, R.T. (2005). On teaching evolution and the nature of science. In J. Cracraft & R. Bybee (Eds.), Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76272–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.1
Published: 01 February 2014
...Stacey Kiser Figure 1. Evolution goggles. Figure 1. Evolution goggles. I crowd-sourced these examples. Thanks to my colleagues, especially Paul Bunson and Kristin Jenkins, for helping me view new problems through evolution goggles. As a central organizing theory...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758539–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.4
Published: 01 October 2013
...Ronald S. Hermann In order to effectively teach evolution to all students, even those resistant to learning evolution, science teachers may question the extent to which religion can legally be discussed in the public high school science classroom. Evolution is taught from a variety of approaches...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 757476–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.7.6
Published: 01 September 2013
...Michael S. Brewer; Grant E. Gardner Teaching population genetics provides a bridge between genetics and evolution by using examples of the mechanisms that underlie changes in allele frequencies over time. Existing methods of teaching these concepts often rely on computer simulations or hand...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75280–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.1
Published: 01 February 2013
... Diversity Natural Selection Adaptation Biodiversity and Humans Resources for Teaching Evolution http://live.psu.edu/story/51023 http://www.aaas.org/news/releases/2009/1001sp_ardi.shtml http://ideas.time.com/2012/04/23/are-we-sliding-backwards-on-teaching-evolution...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75296–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.5
Published: 01 February 2013
... evolution does not occur . All organisms (including humans) were supernaturally created (by an “intelligent designer”) about 10,000 years ago and have not changed since then; however, some kinds of organisms have become extinct. This debate is a philosophical one because it involves supernatural forces that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82286–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.86
Published: 01 February 2020
...Ronald S. Hermann; Joseph W. Shane; Lee Meadows; Ian C. Binns Despite frequent litigious interactions between science and religion, when it comes to the teaching of evolution, relatively little is known about public school teachers' understanding of the associated legal issues. The present study...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2001; 636392–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451142
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company. Patten, B.M. (1951). Early Embry- ology of the Chick. 4th edition. Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company. Patten, B.M. (1968). Human Embry- ology, 3rd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. Challenges to Teaching Evolution Lead to Teaching Diversity & Tolerance Dear...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 72296–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.2.8
Published: 01 February 2010
...Samantha R. Fowler; Gerry G. Meisels A survey of Florida teachers reveals many differences in comfort level with teaching evolution according to the state's science teaching standards, general attitudes and beliefs about evolution, and the extent to which teachers are criticized, censured...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 723205–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.3.14.b
Published: 01 March 2010
... the first exercise, the student is asked to look for patterns, grouping lizards with similar traits. The fossil record makes its appearance in the form of a pit, in which lie the remains of 720 years of lizard evolution on seven islands. In the exercise Predicting Patterns, the student is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 714198 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669409
Published: 01 April 2009
... are essential to understanding, and therefore accepting, the scientific basis of evolution. Perhaps engaging in these activities will also help to reduce unwarranted and unscientific criti cism of evolution. William H. Leonard Interim Editor LETTERS T^e Goal of Teaching Evolution The article "Seeing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 712106–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669381
Published: 01 February 2009
...Larisa R. G. Desantis Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers INQUIRY & INVESTIGATION Teaching Evolution Through Lessons of Uncontroversial Scie LARISA R.G. DESANTIS Inquiry-Bi WEmmm^iF. Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. ? Theodosius Dobzhansky (1973...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2007; 696337–340 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452174
Published: 01 August 2007
... ': - - - : t '-r 4 - *- v z : i- s *-fl t 4 ] _ t _ , ,_ ._ 'D_; _ =L. * ;_ ' -T:: . .. * ,, -e : 2 ,-5*t + ;,S,, 1 , . * . - - 4E 'e . r. _ j st . . .. - : t; - . : . ' b i Teaching Evolution with the Aid of $U[Hn([ [I(TIOH ANDREA BIXLER In the blockbuster X-Men films, mutant people with telepathy, the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 674201 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451821
Published: 01 April 2005
... Collins. Ridley 26 Nature via Nurture 2003 Sibley, C.G. & Ahiquist, J.E. (1984). The phylogeny of the hominoid primates, as indicated by DNA- DNA hybridization. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 20, 2-15. Sibley 2 20 Journal of Molecular Evolution 1984 Teaching Evolution as a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 67112–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451775
Published: 01 January 2005
... American Biology Teacher 1994 Dagher, Z. R. & BouJaoude, S. (1997). Scientific views and religious beliefs of college students: The case of biological evolution. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 34, 429- 445. Dagher 429 34 Journal of Research in Science Teaching 1997...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 662109–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451635
Published: 01 February 2004
.../darwincharles. Darwin The Origin of Species 1999 Darwin, C.The Voyage of the Beagle. (1999). London: Knowledge Matters, Ltd. Available online at www. literature.org/authors/darwincharles. Darwin The Voyage of the Beagle 1999 Defending the teaching of evolution in the public schools. (2003...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 659669–674 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451592
Published: 01 November 2003
.... Kowallis 37 54 Brigham Young Magazine 2001 Lord, T. & Marino, S. (1993). How university students view the theory of evolution. Journal of College Science Teaching, 22, 353-357. Lord 353 22 Journal of College Science Teaching 1993 Ludlow, D. H. (Ed.). (1992). Evolution. In...