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"Boost your evolution IQ": An evolution misconceptions game
23 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mariëlle Hoefnagels1, Matthew Scott Taylor1
University of Oklahoma
Students often enter introductory biology courses with misconceptions about evolution. For example, many students believe that traits arise when a species needs them or that evolutionary processes...
Helping Students to Overcome STUMPS: Scientific terms undermined by meanings peripheral to science
20 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kim Quillin
Many terms and phrases that are ubiquitous in everyday use have very different meanings in science. As a result, biology students often hold prior conceptions that are difficult to change. In this...