Defending Evolution in the Classroom: A Guide to the Creation/evolution Controversy

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2001 - 261 oldal
This handbook explains why so many students reject evolution and helps science instructors better understand students' Creationist beliefs.
 

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Defending Evolution in the Classroom is a necessity for anyone concerned with evolution education. The late Ernst Mayr wrote, “This book should be in the hands of every educator dealing with the ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

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FOREWORD by Stephen Jay Gould
1
Creationists Declare War
13
Creationist Students Culture
37
Why Should Students Learn Evolution?
103
How is evolution indispensable to the subdisciplines of biology and how does
110
Religion
139
Questions from Instructors
165
Methods for Teaching Evolution
179
APPENDIX A Organizations That Support Evolution
201
National Center for Science Education
207
The Teaching
219
APPENDIX F Evolution Education Research Centre
225
References
237
Index
247
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Brian J. Alters, Ph.D. lead author, holds appointments internationally at McGill University, Montreal, where he was recently named William Dawson Scholar, and at Harvard University, Cambridge. Dr. Alters is Director of the newly created Evolution Education Research Centre.

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