When the idea of evolution sinks in - really sinks in - evolution hits home with power and an emotional rush.
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Unfortunately in too many cases, children who are "doing well" in science are memorizing, not thinking critically, and end up being successful with grades, but unprepared for college level science.
Developing a curiosity and appreciation for science is essential to an effective citizenry. Equally important is a discriminating, questioning eye and ear for the science information we consume.
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