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The Educational Debate Over Darwinism

Original Article

This essay argues that the challenge of teaching Darwin’s theory exemplifies how science education must rethink its strategies and become more self-consciously rhetorical if it is to preserve its own integrity and educate tomorrow’s public and scientists for democratic citizenship. It presents a model for how science education can reconcile technical ideas and cultural values to improve both scientific and cultural literacy.

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