About this Course
Uncovering and changing Student Misconceptions
About the Teachers
SESSION 6: How Can You Address Student Misconceptions about Evolution?
Explain: Uncovering and Changing Student Misconceptions
Students in Mr. Bingman's class have a number of misconceptions about evolution. Look at the Evolution Case Study video segment "Giraffes and Vestigial Organs" and observe:
What is the misconception?
What is the "correct" explanation?
What strategies does Mr. Bingman use to address these students' misconceptions?
Giraffes and Vestigial OrgansView in:QuickTime | Real Player
What would you do to change students' understanding about misconceptions?
What might be possible next steps for Mr. Bingman's class?
Next: Elaborate Part A: Ms. Havlik's Strategies
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