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Defending Evolution A Guide to the Evolution-Creation Controversy

ISBN-10: 0763711187
ISBN-13: 9780763711184
Edition: 2001
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Book details

List price: $116.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 10/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

A novel handbook that explains why so many secondary and college students reject evolution and are antagonistic toward its teaching.

Foreword
Introduction
Creationists Declare War
Campus Apologetics
The War Chest
The Motivation for Attacking
Emotional Connectedness
The Unbelievable Battle
Anti-Evolution Education Evangelism
Creationist Students' Culture and Nature of Science
Perceived Biblical Challenges to Evolution Teaching
Literalists
Progressives
Theists
Problems with Polls
Perceived Scientific Challenges to Evolution Teaching
Scientific Creationism
Intelligent Design
The General Public
Category Solution: Nature of Science
Why Students Reject Evolution: Religious Reasons
Students' Biblical Scholarship
Biblical Rationales
Study Bibles
When Science and Scripture Disagree
Argument and Counterargument
Creationist Philosophy
Why Students Reject Evolution: Nonreligious Reasons
Characterization of Science
Theory and Law
"Horizontal" vs. "Vertical" Evolution
"Missing Links"
Punctuated Equilibrium
Dinosaurs and Human Tracks
Dating Fossils and Rocks
Origin of Life
Laws of Thermodynamics
Plate Tectonics
Why Should Students Learn Evolution?
Why is evolution the context of the biological sciences--a unifying theory?
How do evolutionary explanations answer key questions in the biological sciences?
How does understanding evolution help us understand processes that affect our health and our day-to-day life? And how are evolutionary methods applied to other fields?
How is evolution indispensable to the subdisciplines of biology and how does it enrich them?
What do science and education societies say about the study of evolution?
Questions and Answers: Science Education
"What do you mean by evolution?"
"Is it true that evolution is not based on evidence?"
"How can you teach something that no one can see?"
"If organisms evolved, then why do they look so well designed?"
"Why can't intelligent design theory be included in science curricula?"
"Because scientists don't know every detail of how evolution occurs, shouldn't they at least consider supernatural causes as scientific explanations and teach such possibilities in the science classroom?"
"Why is evolution considered a scientific fact?"
"Why can't you prove evolution to me?"
"What good is a partial eye, wing, or other structure?"
"Isn't evolution a theory in crisis?"
"Do you evolutionists want students to think evolution is scientifically correct just because most scientists do?"
"Why shouldn't scientists invoke the supernatural for creation of first life?"
"What should we do if empirical evidence and materialist philosophy are going in different directions?"
Questions and Answers: Religion
"Didn't Darwin recant on his deathbed?"
"Doesn't evolution necessarily lead to moral decay?"
"Do you know about scientific creationism?"
"Why would God use such a time-consuming mechanism as evolution?"
"Are you telling me that miracles don't happen?"
Questions and Answers: General Education
"What's wrong with presenting both sides?"
"Why do you want to brainwash students with evolution?"
"If science explanations are tentative, why don't we teach all explanations?"
"Why can't evolution be presented in an unbiased manner?"
Questions from Instructors
"Isn't it just better to de-emphasize evolution?"
"What do creationists think of me?"
"Should I agree to debate a creationist?"
"How can I learn more about creationists?"
"Why do students fight evolution education?"
"Why can't creationists be comfortable with teaching that science gives one answer while religion gives another?"
"What about science teachers who think that evolution didn't/doesn't occur?"
"Are creationists the only ones attacking evolution in academia?"
Methods for Teaching Evolution
Students' Alternate Conceptions on Evolution
Students' Confusion of Scientific Words with Everyday Words
Addressing Alternate Conceptions in the Classroom
Multiple Intelligences
Activities
Organizations That Support Evolution Education
Eight Significant Court Decisions Regarding Evolution/Creation Issues
National Center for Science Education
National Association of Biology Teachers: Statement on Teaching Evolution
An NSTA Position Statement: The Teaching of Evolution
Evolution Education Research Centre
Notes
References
Index

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