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Interactive video lesson plan for: Common Misconceptions About Evolution

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Evolution is particularly vulnerable to misunderstandings around the scientific language. SciShow clears up some confusing language!

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Sources:
http://www.muslimheritage.com/scholars/al-jahiz
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13671-evolution-myths-survival-of-the-fittest-justifies-everyone-for-themselves
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13687-evolution-myths-evolution-promotes-the-survival-of-species
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13615-evolution-myths-everything-is-an-adaptation/
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13616-evolution-myths-natural-selection-is-the-only-means-of-evolution
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/lamarck.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/faq/cat01.html
http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/21st_century_science/lectures/lec09.html
http://io9.gizmodo.com/5954898/humanity-never-had-a-missing-link-to-apes
http://www.csicop.org/si/show/getting_the_monkey_off_darwins_back
http://io9.gizmodo.com/5988401/why-survival-of-the-fittest-is-wrong
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/4_0_0/evo_27
http://www.nature.com/scitable/definition/evolution-78
http://archive.aramcoworld.com/issue/198203/science.the.islamic.legacy-the.book.of.animals.htm
http://www.livescience.com/21491-what-is-a-scientific-theory-definition-of-theory.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/books/review/darwins-ghosts-by-rebecca-stott.html
http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2010/12/31/why-there-are-no-missing-links/
https://ncse.com/blog/2014/11/misconception-monday-missing-links-0015978

Image Links:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Baptiste_de_Lamarck.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thomas_Robert_Malthus_Wellcome_L0069037_-crop.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Al-Jahiz_-_pages_from_Kitaab_al_Hayawaan_3.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stan_the_Trex_at_Manchester_Museum.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Partridge_Silkie_hen.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Random_sampling_genetic_drift.svg

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