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Priscilla Wong!
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Why Students Should Learn Evolution !
Brian J. Alters Sandra M. Alters!

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THEME: The authors think that evolution is a unifying theory in the biological and other sciences that explains the context and framework to understand. The authors advocate why students should learn about it.!

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A. Many parents of students have created issues for science professors to ! question whether or not to teach evolution in the classroom. !!
B. Without evolution there would be a disappearance of all the facts
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All organisms are related somehow, diverse organisms have common ! ancestors making evolution the story of biology and the importance of life.!

How do evolutionary explanations answer questions in the biological sciences?!

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different traits increase the numbers in the population, eventually the !
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nature changes.!
B. There are different modes, or patterns, of divergence and many isolating !
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mechanisms that add to divergent evolution. !
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natural selections will become a population that has long beaks adapted to
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capture the food they are getting. !
D. As evolution begins, traits that don't have a reproductive advantage do not
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go away in the population unless they are reproductively !
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disadvantageous. !
E. After the population of birds change over generations, genes will still carry
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over as long as one had no reproductive disadvantage. ! lV. !

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How does evolution affect our health and our day-to-day life?!
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A. Students cannot recognize and understand the process of natural ! ! selection, such as insect resistance to pesticides or resistance to ! ! antibiotics.! B. When more pathogens infect another host, antibiotics are less effective ! than against more

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