Biology and Human Evolution

Biology and evolution are intricately tied together. (No, that’s not a pun.) Both biology and evolution tend to be considered abstract subjects, but biology is closely tied to evolution. The role of biology in evolution is to understand basic differences between living organisms, and Charles Darwin first became interested in this connection by studying the […]

What Are the Influences of Environmental Science Experts in Our Society?

In today’s world, almost every decision we make has some impact on the environment. From choosing what clothes to wear, to which energy we use, the choices we make will affect the world around us. The environment is everywhere—in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and our food. Consequently, it’s doubly important to […]

Advantages of Incorporating Cognitive Science in Teaching and Learning

Research is emerging that shows that incorporating cognitive science concepts and principles into teaching and learning can improve learning outcomes. Constructivism, the pedagogical model most closely associated with cognitive science, is an educational philosophy that focuses on providing opportunities for students to construct meaning from their experiences. It is an approach that facilitates students’ knowledge […]

Endangered Species

The intergovernmental Meeting of the Parties (Mar. 24, 2010, Vienna) in Johannesburg, South Africa, resulted in the conclusions of the FAO Conference on the Illegal Trade in Endangered Species (2005). In looking for a summary list of species he found Web articles, and carefully selected those presenting the evidence which supported the conclusion that 71 […]