Meeting November 15, 2017


Genes and Society in the News:

Articles for Discussion:

Discussion Points:

  • On approaches to teaching about race:
  • These were in the same issue of American Biology Teacher as our Dialogues article. Should this be in courses for biology majors, too?
  • Discussion about why Question 2: “Are there groups of (biological) traits that collectively can be used to define a racial group?” was more resistant to change.
  • Origin of racism in 17th century slave trade v. biological basis for sensing physical difference?

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