The fact that evolution is both important and “controversial” is one reason we strongly favor teaching it thoroughly in high school biology classes.
To call him this is an irony, I realize, since the University of Houston evolutionary biologist and Junk DNA diehard is a flaming left-winger.
How evidence is interpreted is wrenched into line with the ideology. And this is what we mean by “zombie science.”
There are 37 trillion cells in the human body, some 200 cell types, and 12,000+ specialized proteins. How does it all come together?
Very often there is an uncanny sense of “design” to successful marriages. The natural way of things isn’t enough to explain them.
Here’s an article from the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution with an eye-catching title.
A CNN story laments that some teachers and students are skeptical of climate change.
You’d likely predict: This will largely be about the timing of our primordial fire use. There will be comparisons with chimps.
With his own sly humor, Dr. Wells points out some scientific problems with regarding Darwin’s Tree as unassailable fact.
Where do you turn for a reliable, responsible resource to help you clarify the issues for your students?