||Examines fundamental topics for understanding evolution, the unifying principle for all of biology. Evidence for evolution is all around us, and learning how to view life through 'evolutionary tinted' lenses greatly changes our perspective. Emphasizes the creative ways that scientists are gaining insights into how and why life evolved as it is. Provides avenues to use in the classroom to provide scholarly evidence for the basis of evolution to refute non-academic arguments. Students will produce teaching materials for their classrooms. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: For graduate students in the Online Masters of Science Teaching Biology program (OMST).