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

Evolution: Education and Outreach201710:6

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12052-017-0069-z

Published: 11 September 2017

The original article was published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:5

Erratum to: Evo Edu Outreach (2017) 10:5 DOI 10.1186/s12052-017-0066-2

In the original publication [1] are the values for North Carolina and Nebraska incorrect in Table 2. Below you will find the correct versions.

Incorrect version:

State

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Category 4

Category 5

Total points

Letter grade

Is the term “evolution” used?

Is the concept of evolution clearly defined?

Multiple lines of evidence for evolution are presented (fossils, homologous structures, genetics, artificial selection, etc.)

Natural selection

Mentioned

1 point

Defined

1 point

Adaptation

Mentioned

1 point

Defined

1 point

 

Max 1 pt

Max 1 pts

Max 4 pts

Max 2 pts

Max 2 pts

10

 

NE

0

0

1

1

1

3

F

NC

1

1

4

2

2

7

10

Correct version:

State

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Category 4

Category 5

Total points

Letter grade

Is the term “evolution” used?

Is the concept of evolution clearly defined?

Multiple lines of evidence for evolution are presented (fossils, homologous structures, genetics, artificial selection, etc.)

Natural selection

Mentioned

1 point

Defined

1 point

Adaptation

Mentioned

1 point

Defined

1 point

 

Max 1 pt

Max 1 pts

Max 4 pts

Max 2 pts

Max 2 pts

10

 

NE

1

0

1

0

1

3

F

NC

1

1

4

2

2

10

A

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Reference

  1. Vazquez B. A state-by-state comparison of middle school science standards on evolution in the United States. Evo Edu Outreach. 2017;10:5. doi:10.1186/s12052-017-0066-2.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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