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Table 4 Descriptive statistics of the 15 lesson plans containing a social science perspective

From: A content analysis of pre-college lesson plans on human evolution

Human Evolution Lesson Plan with a Social Science Perspective Type of Evidence Presented in the Human Evolution Lesson Plan (Direct/Indirect/Mixed) Number of Evidences Present in the Human Evolution Lesson Plan Type of Social Science Perspective(s) Presentedin the Human Evolution Lesson Plan
1 Mixed 2 NOS only
2 Mixed 3 NOS and SSI (History)
3 Mixed 3 NOS and SSI (History)
4 Indirect 2 NOS only
5 Mixed 4 NOS only
6 Mixed 2 NOS only
7 Indirect 2 NOS only
8 Indirect 2 SSI (History) only
9 Indirect 2 NOS only
10 Mixed 4 NOS only
11 Mixed 3 NOS only
12 Mixed 3 SSI (Racial) only
13 Mixed 3 NOS only
14 Indirect 4 NOS only
15 N/A 1 NOS only
  1. The 3 categories of Social Science Perspectives included NOS and SSI, the latter of which related to Discrepant Historical and/or Racial Perspectives