Tag Archives: Education

Natural Rejection: Addressing Student Resistance to Evolution Education

Reposted from the Teaching Evolution in Action blog By Ian Zaback It’s a moment that we’ve all dreaded in one way or another. A student approaches you at the end of class clutching a note, and as the paper changes … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Explain it to me like I’m a four-year-old.

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Washington graduate student Sonia Singhal. How do you know that you understand a scientific concept? When you can explain it to a four-year-old. While this is not a … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolution in Action Exhibit at MSU Museum

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU Museum Education Specialist Julie Fick. Intro Museums mean different things to different people. For me, the MSU Museum was a place where as a child I explored the halls … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The KBS GK-12 program: Graduate training in science communication through K-12 classroom engagement

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Sarah Bodbyl. It is 6 AM on a Wednesday. Graduate student Di Liang is preparing to head in to the lab to collect data on a set of … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: A Developing Science Teacher – Research, Theory, and Application

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU undergraduate Lazarius Miller. Teaching has been a dream of mine since I was a small child. I am a native of Detroit Michigan as well as a proud alumnus … Continue reading

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