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Bill Nye says the best way to teach evolution is to "just let your passion come through." After all, it is a hard thing to find a kid who doesn't love dinosaurs. Another way to describe evolution is through the analogy of a flash mob. Some work out, some go away. Biology works the same way. The bad designs get eaten by the good ones and so all you have is good ones. Originally recorded February 1, 2012. Transcript-- If you are a science teacher with a student whose parents insist that he or she not be exposed to biology, to evolution, I'm not sure what the rules are. I know you canthere's lawsuits pending in a couple of states. I get emails every week from the National Council for Science Education, the NCSE, addressing lawsuits about this issue. But I guess just let your passion come through. It is a hard thing to find a kid who doesn't love dinosaurs. There's probably one, but I've never met him or her. So I would start there: the ancient dinosaurs are very much like modern birds, and there's reasons for thatone thing led to the other. The other thing I just remind everybody aboutto a lesser extent this guy Alfred Wallace butCharles Darwin was disciplined. I mean, he did these extraordinary experiments, this series of experiments to discover, to understand the process of change from generation to generation, and this change is all around us. And the other just really hard thing for people who haven't taken timeand this will be a punto understand the amount of time ...