The And Evolution Between Creationism And Creationism

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Providing students with an open-ended approach to stimulate learning and encourage exploration is ideal, especially in the science classrooms. So what is the answer to how to present our students with the opportunity to make their own decisions? According to the laws and court decisions as of today, it is highly unlikely that Creationism will be granted equal time in the biology classroom any time soon. The Ohio standards for science include evolution as a core component mandating that biology teachers incorporate natural selection and the history of life on earth as part of the curriculum. One strategy, presented by the National Center for Science Education is teaching the information and the positions that are held by people as a…show more content…
Gap Creationists believe that there is a large gap between the first two verses in Genesis which allows for a second creation. Day-Age Creationism takes Genesis 1 a little less literally than other views and believe that the “days” could have been much longer than 24-hours and may have even stood for millions of years. Progressive Creationism is considered to be held by the majority of those believing in Old Earth Creationism. Proponents incorporate parts of modern biological science such as the big bang theory and the fossil record, but use merge the information to include Biblical references as well. The thing that separates them from an evolutionist perspective is that they still hold to the belief of separate kinds evolving. Evolutionary Creationism and Theistic evolution are considered indistinguishable my many scientists. In these positions, God is seen as the Creator of everything by using evolution to accomplish the plan. Agnostic Evolutionism is the view that accepts evolution as it is commonly presented and does not consider the issue of God 's existence or involvement to be a central concern as they believe it is impossible to know if God truly exists. The final viewpoint on the continuum, Materialist Evolutionism, is broken down even further into three categories: Methodological Naturalists, Philosophical Materialists, and Atheistic Materialists. Only a small percentage of scientists supporting evolution fall into the philosophical
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