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  1. Content type: Research Article

    It is overwhelmingly acknowledged by the scientific community that evolution and global climate change (GCC) are undeniably supported by physical evidence. And yet, both topics remain politically contentious i...

    Authors: B Elijah Carter and Jason R Wiles

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:6

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Commonplace biodiversity labs in introductory undergraduate biology typically emphasize declarative knowledge. We contend that shifting these labs to emphasize evolution, higher-order cognition, and science re...

    Authors: John M Basey, Anastasia P Maines, Clinton D Francis, Brett Melbourne, Sarah B Wise, Rebecca J Safran and Pieter TJ Johnson

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:10

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Research has revealed that high school students matriculate to college holding misconceptions related to biological evolution. These misconceptions interfere with students’ abilities to grasp accurate scientif...

    Authors: Tony B Yates and Edmund A Marek

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:7

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  4. Content type: Overcoming obstacles to evolution education

    Jeffrey P. Moran’s American Genesis examines the Scopes trial in particular and the antievolution movement in general through the prisms of gender, region, and race. The diversification, of both ideology and stra...

    Authors: Glenn Branch

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:32

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Misinterpretations of entropy and conflation with additional misunderstandings of the second law of thermodynamics are ubiquitous among scientists and non-scientists alike and have been used by creationists as...

    Authors: Joshua S Martin, N Adam Smith and Clinton D Francis

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:30

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  6. Content type: Overcoming obstacles to evolution education

    A recent report from the Kentucky Department of Education summarizes and responds to comments from the public about the treatment of evolution in the Next Generation Science Standards, under consideration for ...

    Authors: Glenn Branch

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:29

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    There is no place on Earth like the Galapagos Islands and no better destination to discuss the reality of evolution. Under the theme ?Why Does Evolution Matter?, the University San Francisco of Quito (USFQ), E...

    Authors: Guillermo Paz-y-Miño-C and Avelina Espinosa

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:28

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  8. Content type: Overcoming obstacles to evolution education

    Because human evolution is often a stumbling block for accepting evolution, creationist legends about paleoanthropology are persistent. Three such legends, according to which paleoanthropology is based on find...

    Authors: Glenn Branch and Eugenie C Scott

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:27

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Evolution is considered the unifying concept in biology and is also a key theory underlying many areas of human knowledge. Teaching evolution from as early as kindergarten allows children to better understand ...

    Authors: Rita Campos and Alexandra Sá-Pinto

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:25

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:5

  10. Content type: Research article

    This research investigated the knowledge of the complex concept of evolution in a sample (n=1108) of final-year high school students of Rome. Particular attention was given to the evolution of Homo sapiens and to...

    Authors: Fabrizio Rufo, Marco Capocasa, Veronica Marcari, Enzo D’arcangelo and Maria Enrica Danubio

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:19

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  11. Content type: Research article

    People have preconceived notions about how the world works from personal experiences. When these notions are scientifically inaccurate they can encourage unintended learning outcomes. Thus assessing students’ ...

    Authors: Kristy L Halverson, Carrie J Boyce and Jill D Maroo

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:24

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  12. Content type: Review

    The theory of evolution is the fundamental backbone to the discipline of biology, yet many students possess misunderstandings. The teacher is the most important school-based factor in student learning, and the...

    Authors: Aaron J Sickel and Patricia Friedrichsen

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:23

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Professional papers in evolutionary biology continue to host expressions in agreement with the pre-evolutionary metaphor of the scala naturae (the great chain of being), when contrasting ‘lower’ to ‘higher’ repre...

    Authors: Emanuele Rigato and Alessandro Minelli

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:18

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  14. Content type: Research article

    We describe a National Science Foundation-funded project called ‘Evolution Readiness’ that used computer-based interactive models as well as hands-on activities to help fourth grade students learn Darwin's mod...

    Authors: Paul Horwitz, Cynthia A McIntyre, Trudilyne L Lord, Laura M O’Dwyer and Carolyn Staudt

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:21

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Phylogenies are ubiquitous in college-level biology textbooks, yet many college students continue to struggle to interpret them correctly. Multiple activities and frameworks for teaching phylogenies have been ...

    Authors: Sarah L Eddy, Alison J Crowe, Mary Pat Wenderoth and Scott Freeman

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:13

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to investigate evolution acceptance among pre-service primary teachers who opted to study biology (n=35). In this part of their teacher training course they were introduced to the th...

    Authors: Shagufta Arthur

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:20

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The board game ACAGATATA simulates how randomness originates biodiversity. An individual (genotype ACAGATATA) produces offspring with a chance of error during DNA replication (mutation) at each generation, sho...

    Authors: André Eterovic and Charles Morphy D Santos

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:22

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  18. Content type: Commentary

    Current university-level evolution instruction often suffers from a disjointed curriculum that separates molecular and ecological processes, at times omitting the former altogether. At the same time, national ...

    Authors: Peter JT White, Merle Heidemann, Miles Loh and James J Smith

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:17

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  19. Content type: Research article

    An in-depth understanding of the process and products of evolution is an essential part of a complete biology education. Phylogenetic trees are a very important tool for understanding evolution and presenting ...

    Authors: Aimee K Young, Brian T White and Tara Skurtu

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:16

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  20. Content type: Book review

    Darwin: A Graphic Biography provides a lighthearted, generally accurate, and overall delightful account of Darwin’s life and work in the form of a graphic novel.

    Authors: Glenn Branch

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:14

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Humanity is currently in the midst of a self-induced great mass extinction of plant and animal life that is having and will have profound effects on the future biological evolution of Earth’s species if enviro...

    Authors: Ron Wagler

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:9

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Informal education, especially if in collaboration with formal education, can be an important vehicle for communicating current research in science to the public as well as significant in drawing the young nea...

    Authors: Veronica Padovani, Carlyn S Buckler, Alessandro F Gualtieri and Alessandro Vescogni

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:7

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Biological evolutionary explanations pervade all biological fields and bring them together under one theoretical umbrella. Whereas the scientific community embraces the theory of biological evolution, the gene...

    Authors: Tony B Yates and Edmund A Marek

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:6

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Current reforms in undergraduate biology education are advancing research experiences in laboratory courses. Such experiences in evolutionary biology have largely been limited to microbial systems.

    Authors: Christopher W Beck, Lawrence S Blumer and Jakob Habib

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:5

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  25. Content type: Curriculum and Education Article

    Computer-aided 3-D reconstruction of fossils, or virtual paleontology, is an increasingly common and powerful technique. It is now regularly used for research in paleontology, yet to date has impacted little o...

    Authors: Imran A. Rahman, Keith Adcock and Russell J. Garwood

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:458

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  26. Content type: Original Scientific Article

    The ability to understand and reason with tree-of-life diagrams (i.e., cladograms), referred to as tree thinking, is an essential skill for biology students. Yet, recent findings indicate that cladograms are c...

    Authors: Brenda C. Phillips, Laura R. Novick, Kefyn M. Catley and Daniel J. Funk

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:455

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  27. Content type: Viewpoint

    One of the characteristics of science is its cumulative nature. As more discoveries are made and more is learned, we progressively come to a more and more complete understanding of the physical universe. Evolu...

    Authors: David Zeigler

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:454

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  28. Content type: Curriculum and Education Article

    This multi-day exercise is designed for a college genetics and evolution laboratory to demonstrate concepts of inheritance and phenotypic and molecular evolution using a live model organism, Drosophila simulans. ...

    Authors: Caiti S. S. Heil, Mika J. Hunter, Juliet K. F. Noor, Kathleen Miglia, Brenda Manzano-Winkler, Shannon R. McDermott and Mohamed A. F. Noor

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:447

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  29. Content type: Geography and Evolution

    Insights into the geography of life have played a fundamental role in motivating major developments in evolutionary biology. The focus here is on outlining some of these major developments, specifically in the...

    Authors: Bruce S. Lieberman

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:414

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  30. Content type: Geography and Evolution

    Our understanding of the origin of species, or speciation, is sometimes viewed as incomplete, a “mystery of mysteries.” We in fact know a lot about speciation, especially when we consider its two basic compone...

    Authors: Robert M. Zink

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:411

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  31. Content type: Geograph and Evolution

    Invasive species are a major threat to modern ecosystems and cause billions of dollars in economic damage annually. The long-term impacts of species invasions are difficult to assess on ecological timescales a...

    Authors: Alycia L. Stigall

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:410

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  32. Content type: Geography and Evolution

    While some marine animals are capable of traveling great distances, many have limited mobility as adults and spend the majority of their lifetimes in a small geographical area or may even be cemented to a sing...

    Authors: Jonathan R. Hendricks

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2012 5:406

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  33. Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

    As outlined in the introductory article “The Neverending Story—Using the Narrative as a Fundamental Approach to Teaching Biology and Beyond,” historical storytelling has the potential to add understanding and ...

    Authors: Marcus Kumala

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 6:278

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