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Online Course for Teachers: Teaching Evolution

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SESSION 7

SESSION 7: How Can You Use Active Learning to Teach Evolution?

Evaluate Part B: Creating Your Own Activity

Create an evolution activity to develop students' understanding about a specific aspect of evolution such as common ancestry, dinosaur extinction, antibiotics and the evolution of microbes, or the fossil record. Take into consideration different elements, including:

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Lesson design

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Instructional strategies

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Physical environment

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Inquiry-based focus

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Classroom climate

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Use of questions

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Use of technology

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Students' prior knowledge

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Assessment for student understanding

Describe your activity, and discuss it with other teachers.

 



 

Facilitator Note 7

 

Next: SESSION 8: How Can You Deal with Controversy?

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