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  1. Research article

    Darwin Day in deep time: promoting evolutionary science through paleontology

    Charles Darwin’s birthday, February 12th, is an international celebration coined Darwin Day. During the week of his birthday, universities, museums, and science-oriented organizations worldwide host events tha...

    Sarah L. Sheffield and Jennifer E. Bauer

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:10

    Published on: 2 November 2017

  2. Research article

    Teaching the tourists in Galápagos: what do Galápagos National Park guides know, think, and teach tourists about evolution?

    Evolution is everywhere in Galápagos, especially regarding the role the islands have played in the history of evolutionary thought. In turn, the Galápagos National Park guides are in a unique position as infor...

    Sehoya Cotner, Clayton Mazur, Tiffany Galush and Randy Moore

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:9

    Published on: 15 October 2017

  3. Research article

    Evolutionary thinking among biology students in a third world country

    Evolutionary thinking is traditionally directly related to education and inversely to religiosity. Accordingly, biology students are naturally expected to be more prone to naturalist evolution due to their clo...

    João C. F. Cardoso and Uiara C. Rezende

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:8

    Published on: 3 October 2017

  4. Research article

    Teleological reasoning, not acceptance of evolution, impacts students’ ability to learn natural selection

    How acceptance of evolution relates to understanding of evolution remains controversial despite decades of research. It even remains unclear whether cultural/attitudinal factors or cognitive factors have a gre...

    M. Elizabeth Barnes, E. Margaret Evans, Ashley Hazel, Sara E. Brownell and Randolph M. Nesse

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:7

    Published on: 2 October 2017

  5. Research article

    A multifactorial analysis of acceptance of evolution

    Despite decades of education reform efforts, the percent of the general US population accepting biological evolution as the explanation for the diversity of life has remained relatively unchanged over the past...

    Ryan D. P. Dunk, Andrew J. Petto, Jason R. Wiles and Benjamin C. Campbell

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:4

    Published on: 17 July 2017

  6. Curriculum and education

    A state-by-state comparison of middle school science standards on evolution in the United States

    The focus of this study is a state-by-state comparison of middle school science standards on evolution in the United States. In 2009, Louise Mead and Anton Mates reviewed the high school science standards on e...

    Bertha Vazquez

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:5

    Published on: 17 July 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:6

    A Erratum has been published.

  7. Research article

    Testing the effectiveness of two natural selection simulations in the context of a large-enrollment undergraduate laboratory class

    Simulations can be an active and engaging way for students to learn about natural selection, and many have been developed, including both physical and virtual simulations. In this study we assessed the student...

    Denise S. Pope, Caleb M. Rounds and Jody Clarke-Midura

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:3

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  8. Curriculum and education

    Climate change, collections and the classroom: using big data to tackle big problems

    Preparing students to explore, understand, and resolve societal challenges such as global climate change is an important task for evolutionary and ecological biologists that will require novel and innovative p...

    Eileen A. Lacey, Talisin T. Hammond, Rachel E. Walsh, Kayce C. Bell, Scott V. Edwards, Elizabeth R. Ellwood, Robert Guralnick, Stefanie M. Ickert-Bond, Austin R. Mast, John E. McCormack, Anna K. Monfils, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis and Joseph A. Cook

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:2

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  9. Book Review

    The chasmed gene

    Mukherjee, S. The Gene: An intimate history.Scribner, NY.594 pages; ISBN: 978-1-4767-330-0; Price: $20.00.

    Diddahally R. Govindaraju

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:12

    Published on: 6 December 2016

  10. Research article

    Exploring the influence of plant and animal item contexts on student response patterns to natural selection multiple choice items

    Research has shown that students have a variety of ideas about natural selection that may be context dependent. Prior analyses of student responses to open-ended evolution items have demonstrated that students...

    Sara Catherine Heredia, Erin Marie Furtak and Deb Morrison

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:10

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  11. Review

    Mammalian organogenesis in deep time: tools for teaching and outreach

    Mammals constitute a rich subject of study on evolution and development and provide model organisms for experimental investigations. They can serve to illustrate how ontogeny and phylogeny can be studied toget...

    Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra and Ingmar Werneburg

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:11

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  12. Research article

    Observing populations and testing predictions about genetic drift in a computer simulation improves college students’ conceptual understanding

    Evolution is a difficult subject for students, with well-documented confusion about natural selection, tree thinking, and genetic drift among other topics. Here we investigate the effect of a simulation-based ...

    Rebecca M. Price, Denise S. Pope, Joel K. Abraham, Susan Maruca and Eli Meir

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:8

    Published on: 22 July 2016

  13. Book review

    A naturalists guide to mobile genetic elements

    Mobile DNA III, edited by Nancy L. Craig, Michael Chandler, Martin Gellert, Alan M. Lambowitz, Phoebe A. Rice, and Suzanne B. Sandmeyer. Washington: American Soci...

    Tyler A. Elliott and J. Arvid Ågren

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:6

    Published on: 27 May 2016

  14. Book Review

    Questions about NeoDarwinism: a review of two books

    Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist NeoDarwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False, by Thomas Nagel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. x + 130. ISBN 978-0-19-9919...

    Egbert Giles Leigh Jr.

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:2

    Published on: 17 February 2016

  15. Book review

    A deeper confusion

    The Deeper Genome: Why there is more to the human genome than meets the eye, edited by John Parrington, (Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press), 2015. pp. xx + 272. ISBN:978-0-1...

    Georgi K. Marinov

    Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:22

    Published on: 20 December 2015

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