Where do you think your curious kids will look for answers to their questions about the world — in the local bookstore or online?
Professor Lenski’s contrasting of the frequency versus importance of evolutionary changes is misconceived and his illustrations are inapt.
In evolutionary biology, the great transitions from one habitat to a totally different way of life have long proved to be the stuff of good storytelling.
“If only Tiktaalik had inherited three pairs of stubby little old fins we’d be centaurs now.”
Discovery, wonder, learning, exploration: That’s what we want young people to experience in science class.