Evolution Is Coming To A Storybook Near You

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Deborah Kelemen, College of Arts & Sciences

Young children are notorious for their surfeit of why questions, often directed at aspects of the biological world…

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“There have been a slew of education studies over the past 30 years indicating that adults don’t tend to understand adaptation even after instruction. This is often because they maintain inaccurate teleological ideas that natural selection transforms animals to give them the body parts they need or animals transform themselves through their own efforts.”

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