Rebecca Brewer, Michigan Science Teacher
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Millions of students don't get an accurate science educationHow do we know?
The National Center for Science Education believes they deserve better.
The Root of the Problem
Science teachers recognize that evolution and climate change are widely misunderstood or rejected in many places.
Teaching these topics without specific training is challenging. Many teachers avoid these well-established yet culturally controversial areas of science to avoid conflict.
33% of high school biology teachers fail to unequivocally acknowledge the scientific consensus on evolutionRead the Study
40% of middle and high school teachers teach climate change inaccurately.Read the Study
The National Center for Science Education:
Teacher Ambassadors and Curriculum Study Field Testers across 24 states
States We're "Monitoring"
Investigating Science Education
States and the District of Columbia covered by our research