The fact that evolution is both important and “controversial” is one reason we strongly favor teaching it thoroughly in high school biology classes.
A CNN story laments that some teachers and students are skeptical of climate change.
Where do you turn for a reliable, responsible resource to help you clarify the issues for your students?
On the evolution controversy, Mike Klymkowsky would likely benefit from more study himself.
The unique gift of human beings to speak and advocate, our great power, is an argument in itself for our exceptional status in nature.
Evolution should be an easy sell in the classroom. What’s the problem?
It’s strange to speak of “acceptance” of a scientific theory, as if it were something very different, like a religious doctrine.
At the national book launch for Zombie Science, Jonathan Wells and John West faced some great questions.
I’ve noticed that misrepresentations like these are often accompanied by citations of the Darwin-lobbying group National Center for Science Education.
From the headline of the piece you might think you were reading some online tabloid.