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.