instructional materials, 44-45, 87

mammals, 8, 16, 18

radiometric dating, 34, 35, 52, 90, 127

teaching activities, 62, 82, 84, 87-89, 90

teaching methods, 44-46

tectonic movement and, 40

G

Genetics, 1-2, 15-16, 19, 39, 42, 127

historical overview, 14

teaching activities, 74, 75-76, 100

see also DNA;

Mutation;

Variation, species

Genomes, 42

Geography, natural selection and, 14, 37

Geology, 3, 6, 33, 35-36, 55

educational standards, 49-50, 52

models and modeling, 90, 92

plate tectonics, 40-41

radiometric dating, 34, 35, 52, 90, 127

teacher associations, position, 125, 127

teaching activities, 62, 90-92

Grades K-4, see Primary education

Grades 5-8, see Middle school

Grades 9-12, see Secondary education

H

Heliocentricism, 5, 27-30

High school, see Secondary education

Historical perspectives

educational standards, 50-51, 53, 116

evolutionary theory, 11, 13-15, 62, 81-82, 93-99

evolution as historical process, 16, 18, 27

heliocentricism, 5, 27-30

scientific theory, 67, 109, 116;

see also "evolutionary theory" supra

tectonic plates, 40-41

see also Fossil record;

specific historical figures (e.g., Darwin; Lamarck; Wallace)

Hubble telescope, 12

Human evolution, 16, 19, 20, 27, 41-42, 57, 127

fossil record, 82, 84, 87-89

models of, 61-62, 81-86

teaching activities, 82, 84, 87-89, 100-103

I

Insects, 17, 20-21, 56, 75-76

ant evolution, 15

Instructional materials and equipment

computers and software, 106, 111, 119

content analysis, 108

evalution of, 105, 107-119 (passim)

evidence/models/explanation, 82, 107

fossils, 44-45, 87

geologic time, 90

history of evolutionary theory, 94

natural selection, 78-79

population growth/evolution, 100-101

scientific method, 22-25, 67, 94, 107, 108-109, 114-116

standards, 105, 107-119 (passim)

videotapes, 111, 132

see also Publications;

Textbooks

Internet, see World Wide Web

L

Lamarck, Jean, 62, 93, 94, 96

Law and legal issues

creationism, 9, 58, 123, 125

textbooks, disclaimers, 7, 9(n.3), 124

see also Court cases

Laws, scientific, 5, 56, 76

Life sciences, 1, 17

bacteria, 1, 17, 34, 90

educational standards, 51, 82, 127, 128

see also Genetics

Linneaus, Carolus, 30-31

M

MacArthur, Robert, 20

Malthus, Thomas, 100

Mammalian evolution, 8, 16, 18-19, 27, 31, 32, 34

see also Human evolution

Mathematics, 79-80, 100-103, 105

Mayr, Ernst, 43

McLean v. Arkansas Board of Education, 58, 121, 126

Mendel, Gregor, 14

Mesozioc era, 15

Methodology, see Science, nature of;

Teaching methods

Middle school, 63, 64

standards, 48-51, 108-109

teaching activities, 61, 62, 66, 74, 87, 90, 100

Models and modeling, 107

defined, 76

educational standards, 48, 109, 112, 127

evidence, 22-25

evolution and equilibrium, 9(n.1), 100, 127

geologic time, 90, 92

human evolution, 61-62, 81-86

hypotheses, scientific, 5, 22-24, 67

mathematical, 79-80, 100-103, 105

population growth/natural selection, 62, 78-79, 100-103

scientific experimentation, 22-25

teaching activities, 61-64, 66, 67, 76, 81-86, 90, 92, 100-103

Mutation, 14, 52, 56

teaching activities, 74, 78, 100

see also Natural selection;

Species and speciation

N

National Association of Biology Teachers, 58, 127-128

National Science Education Standards, 47-53, 114-118

evolution and equilibrium, 9(n.1), 100

instructional materials, 107, 108-109

teaching activities, 62, 67, 74, 75, 78, 80, 81, 82, 87, 90, 93, 100



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