Teaching Evolution Without Conflict
by Larry Flammer
from The American Biology Teacher March, 2006
and raise tantalizing questions.
Show how evolution answers those questions
and provides unity throughout your course.
ABSTRACT: A strategy for teaching high school biology that opens with an intensive nature-of-science unit followed by an overview of the world of organisms, living and extinct, and, their classification,. This raises many questions and enigmas, leading directly to evolution as a comprehensive solution and a unifying theme for the course. This special sequence - using specially designed student-centered lessons - is compelling and non-threatening for students.
scientific solution to many questions about life,
rather than "defending evolution" with all the evidence.
Ideal for new teachers looking for an effective approach to teaching interactive biology with strong nature-of-science and evolution themes throughout. Classroom tested over many years. Direct links to many ENSI lessons and resources in context.
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