As presented by prestige media outlets, the evolution debate never really advances beyond 1925, the year of the Scopes trial.
It’s an excellent way to supplement what students are learning about the scientific evidence on biological and cosmic origins.
As a former STEM teacher, I think it’s safe to say that one of a science instructor’s biggest challenges is to instill in students an exciting and genuine sense of discovery through the scientific process.
In addition to questions of science, debates over Darwinian theory raise a number of thorny philosophical, ethical, and theological issues.
The idea that continents drift is now taken for granted, but it wasn’t always.