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Online Course for Teachers: Teaching Evolution

About this Course 

 SESSION 8: How Can You Deal with Controversy?

Explore how to handle controversy around the teaching of evolution.

Engage
Explore:
Explain:
Elaborate:
Evaluate:
Resources:

List of useful evolution resources about this topic.

Learning Goals:

Through this session you will:
• Examine how and why evolution is a cornerstone of biology

• Understand legal and professional support for teaching evolution

• Distinguish between science and religion as different but compatible ways of knowing

• Examine religious organizations' support for evolution in science classrooms

• Examine creationist arguments against evolution

• Learn strategies for minimizing conflict about teaching evolution

Facilitator Notes for this Session


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