Scientific Method & Evolutionary Theory Elucidated by the Ivory-billed Woodpecker Story

@inproceedings{Krupa2014ScientificM,
  title={Scientific Method & Evolutionary Theory Elucidated by the Ivory-billed Woodpecker Story},
  author={J. Krupa},
  year={2014}
}
  • J. Krupa
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • Abstract Large, introductory, nonmajors biology classes present challenges when trying to encourage class discussion to help reinforce important concepts. Lively in-class discussion involving hundreds of students is more successful when a relevant story told with passion is used to introduce a topic. In my courses, each semester begins with thorough treatment of the scientific method, followed by the multiple Darwinian theories of evolution. To reinforce these two important themes, the story of… CONTINUE READING
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