Variation and Evolution

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This chapter provides support for the teaching on variation and evolution to students of 14-16 years. It is intended for newly-qualified science teachers, experienced teachers of biology or chemistry or physics teachers who have to teach biology, or a student training to be a teacher. The chapter covers: • Student’s likely Previous knowledge • A suggested Teaching sequence with activities necessary to cover basic biology • Advice about students’ misconceptions, common problems with individual activities, and safety issues • Further activities that develop the students’ understanding of the topic • Enhancement ideas that relate the science to everyday contexts and provide new ideas for experienced teachers • Suggestions for using ICT
Translated title of the contributionVariation and Evolution
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeaching Secondary Biology 2nd Edition
EditorsMJ Reiss
PublisherAssociation for Science Education
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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