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Williams, James – School Science Review, 2016
Evolution is not, contrary to what many creationists will tell you, a belief system. Neither is it a matter of faith. We should stop asking if people "believe" in evolution and talk about acceptance instead.
Descriptors: Scientists, Evolution, Creationism, Beliefs
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Borgeaud, Jane – School Science Review, 2018
Secondary school science teachers report that their approaches to some topics are affected by the recognition that some pupils hold religious beliefs, while primary school teacher trainees express concern about teaching evolution to children with a religious faith. Pupils in British schools and internationally often assume a conflict between…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Science, Models
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Taber, Keith S. – School Science Review, 2017
This article considers the relationship between belief and learning science. It is argued that belief in science (as a process) needs to be distinguished from belief in particular scientific ideas and knowledge claims. Scientific knowledge is theoretical and provisional--something to be adopted for its utility, not as articles of faith. The…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Misconceptions, Beliefs, Scientific Attitudes
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Freeland, Peter – School Science Review, 2010
As a large number of issues in contemporary biology are controversial, science teachers in so-called "faith" schools need to know what their employers regard as "doctrinal correctness". Any effective response to the rise of fundamentalism and atheism needs to answer challenges, take scientific knowledge into consideration and re-think traditional…
Descriptors: Biology, Christianity, Evolution, Creationism