publication . Review . 2013

Palaeontology and South African society today

Durand, JF;
Open Access Afrikaans
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns
Abstract
Die huidige oënskynlike ondersteuning van paleontologie deur die regering en die insluiting en beklemtoning van evolusie in die skoolleerplan word bespreek in die lig van sekere politieke ontwikkelings wat oor die laaste twee dekades in Suid-Afrika plaasgevind het. Dit sluit die regering se ondersteuning van paleontologiese ontdekkings in die media, die ontwikkeling van fossielterreine en paleotoerisme in. Ondanks hierdie positiewe inisiatiewe gedy paleontologie nie in Suid-Afrika nie en is daar in werklikheid baie minder werksgeleenthede vir paleontoloë en minder staats-ondersteuning vir paleontologiese navorsing vandag as 20 jaar gelede. Dit blyk dat evolusie ...
Subjects
free text keywords: paleontologie, fossiele, evolusie, kurrikulum, fossielterreine, museums, navorsing, regering, Wieg van die Mensdom-Wêrelderfenisgebied, palaeontology, fossils, evolution, curriculum, fossil sites, research, government, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
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