"How can an African American person, evolve from a white person? I mean, we're different skin."
It's actually the other way around my friend.
The girl at the beginning who says something along the lines of, it's impossible for us to evolve from such a simple organism... What if you showed students a vector drawing, and they said, it's impossible for that to come from a mathematical equation? Would that mean it's impossible?
So much about science seems like magic or impossible -- thats the beauty and excitement of it all. These kids are genuinely curious -- this teacher, instead of teaching them, fails to take this opportunity to help move their mindsets forward and use their questions as the basis for experiment and learning.
Have any of you folks run into this? How would you leverage this as an opportunity for learning?
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