"Without an informed, scientifically savvy electorate, our country will be poorly positioned to solve the problem of human-caused climate change."
Benjamin D. Santer, climate scientist and NCSE board memberDive into our #ClimateEdNow essays
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.
The National Center for Science Education:
States We're "Monitoring"