Navigation Links
Biologists, educators recognize excellence in evolution education
Date:10/13/2008

an idea as there is in science it is a great gift to give to students," says Dr. Moore.

Dr. Moore has worked beyond the classroom to improve public understanding of science and to help K-12 teachers continue to develop skills that help them effectively teach science. He has taught several summer workshops for K-12 teachers, has spoken to local groups of teachers and school districts, and has organized a Learning Abroad course titled "Evolution and the Biology of the Galapagos." Additionally, Dr. Moore was a founding member of the Minnesota Citizens for Science Education, a grassroots organization that defends the teaching of evolution in local schools.

Dr. Moore has worked to build dialogue between science and religious groups. "I grew up with, understand, and respect religious traditions. I strongly oppose the teaching of creationism in science classes, not only because it is not science, but it is unlawful," says Moore, "Distorting science to placate particular religious views is not only bad pedagogy; it also belittles faith."

Dr. Mark Decker, a colleague at the University of Minnesota, is pleased that Moore is being recognized. Dr. Decker says of Moore's accomplishments, "I have been with Randy on campus when we encounter a former student that stops and thanks Randy for his class, and whenever I have his former students in my classes, they are all effusive in their praise for him." Decker further commends Moore for his scholarship, noting that he works to publish timely research on evolution education that is also relevant to instructors.

Dr. Moore earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Texas A&M University, a master's degree in botany from the University of Georgia, and his PhD in biology from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Previous honors and awards for Moore include the Case/Carnegie Teacher of the Year (University of Minnesota), Honorary Member of National Association of Biology Te
'/>"/>

Contact: Robert Gropp
202-628-1500 x250
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Texas researchers and educators head for Antarctica
2. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes AOptix Technologies for its Pioneering Contribution to Security through Noninvasive Biometrics
3. EMBO recognizes German zoologist for public communication
4. Yale Universitys Strobel recognized for work on RNA
5. Outstanding undergraduates recognized in agronomy, crop, soil, and environmental sciences
6. Great Ape Trust to gather internationally recognized scientists for Decade of the Mind III
7. LDL particle measurement by NMR recognized by ADA, ACC
8. Telepathic genes recognize similarities in each other
9. Pennsylvania Hospital recognized for excellence in bariatric surgery
10. Island monkeys do not recognize big cat calls
11. Internationally recognized experts presents a complete overview on hydroecology and ecohydrology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  Automation is fundamentally transforming the travel ... at international borders. Over the past decade, ePassports, ... veteran travelers to self process through border control ... at an increasing number of airports, seaports, and ... According to Maxine Most , Principal at ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 09, 2014 Research and Markets ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9ql3kr/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... the adoption of multimodal biometric systems. Multimodal biometric ... individual for verification and identification purposes. This helps ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... NEW YORK , Dec. 8, 2014 You,ve ... online banking account but can,t remember your password, site key ... birthday? Who was your first grade teacher? ... launches the app that will finally put an ... PINs – 1U TM . 1U leverages a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Automated Border Control (ABC) Transforms the Global Travel Experience With More Than 2500 ABC eGates and APC Kiosks Deployed In Airports, Seaports, and Land Borders Worldwide 2Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2The Password is Finally Dead: Launch of 1U Mobile App Eliminates Need for All Usernames and Passwords 2The Password is Finally Dead: Launch of 1U Mobile App Eliminates Need for All Usernames and Passwords 3
... ground by alternately squeezing and stretching muscles along the ... of contractions. Snails and sea cucumbers also use this ... gastrointestinal tracts operate by a similar action, squeezing muscles ... Now researchers at MIT, Harvard University and Seoul ...
... of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society ( JPIDS ... to date of the impact on reducing the days ... prospective-audit-with-feedback antibiotic stewardship program (ASP). The study utilized ... the Child Health Corporation of America. A companion ...
... , Fresno, Calif. Consuming grapes may help protect ... new research published in the Journal of Nutrition ... risk factors for heart disease in men with metabolic ... inflammation. Natural components found in grapes, known as ...
Cached Biology News:Soft autonomous robot inches along like an earthworm 2Soft autonomous robot inches along like an earthworm 3First antibiotic stewardship probed in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2Eating grapes may help protect heart health in men with metabolic syndrome, new study suggests 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014 Xeno Diagnostics has again ... most recent COLA inspection. Xeno has met all ... healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is earned only by ... day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance ... laboratory survey. , While the Laboratory ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Audacity, ... activation agency and member of the Huntsworth Health Group, ... to its executive team. In her role, Gonzales will ... , “We are incredibly honored to welcome a talent ... Chief and CEO, Gaëtan Fraikin. “She is a proven ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR ... as changes to Martine Rothblatt , Ph.D,s compensation ... United Therapeutics announced the promotion of Roger ... and David Zaccardelli , Pharm.D. to Executive Vice ... promotions, Dr. Rothblatt,s title will change from Chairman and ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Dec. 17, 2014 ... results of a Phase 2 study evaluating the ... the treatment of patients with severe, chronic itch ... current standard of care, including topical steroids and ... was percent change in Visual Analog Scale (VAS) ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Xeno Diagnostics Receives 3rd Award for Laboratory Excellence 2Audacity Welcomes Healthcare Communications Expert Jamie Gonzales as Senior Vice President of Client Services 2United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 2United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 3United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 4Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 2Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 3Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 4
... Every year as the DEMO conference comes together , there's ... great in their own right, but for one reason or ... our invitation to launch at DEMO. , ,One such company ... summer. Founded by ex-Microsofter Soraya Bittencort, Mountain View, Calif.-based Nutrihand ...
... - University of Wisconsin assistant professor Helen Blackwell is being ... her work with bacteria and infections. , , Technology Review ... of Technology , recognized Blackwell as one of its top ... assistant professor of chemistry at UW-Madison, was honored for her ...
... each will receive $15,000 in funding for technology ... Gov. Jim Doyle announced Wednesday. , , Pointone ... Assistance Grant to hire professional grant research and ... company, in Wauwatosa, was established in 2001 to ...
Cached Biology Technology:The one that got away 2The one that got away 3UW researcher named top innovator 2
...
...
... The FDSS6000 System is an imaging ... assay development and high throughput screening ... luminescence modalities., The Hamamatsu light sources ... our companys decades-long experience in photon ...
... for enhanced translation of cloned sequences in vitro ... The maps for pCITE-2b(+) and pCITE-2c(+) are the ... is a 3793 bp plasmid; it lacks Nde ... sites. Subtract 7 bp from all sites beyond ...
Biology Products: