Dealing with creationist challenges. What European biology teachers might expect in the classroom

@article{Blancke2011DealingWC,
  title={Dealing with creationist challenges. What European biology teachers might expect in the classroom},
  author={Stefaan Blancke and M. Boudry and J. Braeckman and J. De Smedt and Helen De Cruz},
  journal={Journal of Biological Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={45},
  pages={176 - 182}
}
Creationists are becoming more active in Europe. We expect that European biology teachers will be more frequently challenged by students who introduce creationist misconceptions of evolutionary theory into the classroom. Moreover, research suggests that not all teachers are equally prepared to deal with them. To make biology teachers aware of what they might be confronted with, we discuss three kinds of misconceptions that are common in creationist literature: misconstruing scientific… Expand
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