Engaging Multiple Epistemologies : Implications for Science Education

  title={Engaging Multiple Epistemologies : Implications for Science Education},
  author={E. Margaret Evans},
It might seem contradictory to believe that humans were created in their present form at one time within the past 10,000 years and at the same time believe that humans developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. But, based on an analysis of the two side-by-side questions asked this month about evolution and creationism, it appears that a substantial number of Americans hold these conflicting views. In a 2007 Gallup Poll, 24% of Americans endorsed beliefs in both evolution… CONTINUE READING