Daily Archives: October 18, 2013

  • Teaching evolution in Turkey

    A cross between Wayne Manor, a Napa Valley vineyard, a calculus-obsessed kibbutz and a British collegiate faculty lounge, somebody (Ali Nesin) actually built the math classroom that your math teacher dreamed about while you were taking your weekly quizzes in high school. You couldn’t ask for a more lovely setting to explore the methods and means of quantifying evolution than the picturesque Mathematics Village (Matematik Köyü) found on a hilltop in Şirince, Turkey. The Evolution and Ecology (EvoEko), and the Hard Workers for Evolution Groups in Turkey partnered with the Mathematics Village to convene a welcoming atmosphere that