ERIC Number: EJ649596
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
The Goal of Evolution Instruction: Should We Aim for Belief or Scientific Literacy?
Cooper, Robert A.
Reports of the National Center for Science Education, v21 n1-2 p14-18 Jan-Apr 2001
Cites five misconceptions related to the concept of belief which affect if and how evolution is taught. Suggests that the words 'believe' and 'accept' are used interchangeably by scientists. Discusses each of the misconceptions in detail. (Contains 33 references.) (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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