Tag Archives: Evolution

Manipulation: Why we need more of it

The business of education will not be serving the needs of learners if we do not redesign learning experiences for what people need: manipulation. Read more in my Deseret News article “Manipulation: Why we need more of it” (Paisley Caves, … Continue reading

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Teaching Faith and Science to Children

Sometimes people throw away science or religion. What do you think happens? The wise answer of a child.  Teaching Faith and Science to Children

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How Seeds Have Been Vital to World History

“How do you summarize a book that traverses every continent, plumbs the depths of human and paleontological history and skims both the ocean waves and the dead silence of outer space? “The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, … Continue reading

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Fossil pushes back human origins 400,000 years

Fossil pushes back human origins 400,000 years. From Science. (Image also from Science).

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Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil human hand bone closes human evolution gap

“Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil human hand bone closes human evolution gap“

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The Evolution of Flowering Plants

The world is a fascinating place. “Amborella trichopoda is understood to be the most basal extant flowing plant and its genome is anticipated to provide insights into the evolution of plant life on Earth….The Amborella Genome Project was able to … Continue reading

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How Fisheries Affect Evolution

“Recent research has shown that size-selective commercial fishing causes genetic changes in fish, with wide-ranging implications for sustainable fishing.” https://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6163/1176.figures-only?related-urls=yes&legid=sci;342/6163/1176

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