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Online Course for Teachers: Teaching Evolution

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SESSION 8: How Can You Deal with Controversy?

Evaluate Part A: Mr. Bingman's Response

A student in Mr. Bingman's class raises a question about creationism. Watch this Evolution Case Study video segment to see how Mr. Bingman responded.

 Image of a student engaged in conversation with Ken Bingman

Bingman: Student Question
on Creationism

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Now answer these questions:


What are the elements of Mr. Bingman's response?


How do you feel about the way he handled this situation?


What would do if this situation arose in your classroom?


What would you do to create a classroom environment of trust and respect for teaching evolution?



Facilitator Note 6


Next: Evaluate Part B: What If...?

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