Under certain circumstances, scientific theory may conflict with the existing views of the community in which you teach. Such controversy, if handled properly, may serve as a vehicle for stimulating learning and understanding. Such issues, handled improperly, often result in chaos for everyone involved. As a professional educator, the responsibility for "if' and "how" controversial issues are faced in the classroom is yours.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
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"A Tip about Controversy,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 17
, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol17/iss1/6