Middle School Learning in Evolution: Are Current Standards Achievable?

This article can be used with sections II,III, and VI. It examines how and whether it is reasonable, given present circumstances, to expect that middle school students can learn evolution-related ideas in the national and state standards. An instrument is included for pre and post assessment of student ideas.

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Beardsley,P. (2004). Middle school student learning in evolution: Are current standards achievable? The American Biology Teacher.66(9), 604-611

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