Evolution Theory and Creation Science

Auburn University Evolution Theory and Creation Science Questions

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Question Description

1) How should (or should not) evolution be taught in American high school biology classes? Should alternative ideas such as creation science or creationist views from other (>1) religions be presented? Give me your honest thoughts (no wrong answers) 100 words.

2) Name 5 important ideas/concepts and explain why it is important (don’t just define it), 50 words each: using heterozygosity to map migration, genetic drift, mimicry, Creation science and linkage disequilibrium

3) Should the origin of life be taught in Evolution? (I did not cover this concept, how life arose- abiogenesis, but many instructors cover this. – Look up the Miller-Urey experiment. Why would this be applicable to teaching the origin of life? 100 words