Science Is Constantly Evolving

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October 18, 2019
Mammals exhibit remarkable variety in their sense of hearing; from elephants communicating with infrasonic sounds to bats navigating their environment through echolocation calls at ultrasonic frequencies, many non-human mammals hear outside the typical human hearing range. Interestingly enough,…
October 9, 2019
"That climate change is happening and that humanity is at least partly responsible is a view held by the majority across the world," according to YouGov's report of a new international poll of people in twenty-eight countries and regions. "The climate is changing and human activity is mainly…
October 4, 2019
Two college students approach a nurse in a hospital in Taiwan, unsure of what to do. She deftly reads their hesitation, then puts them to work rolling bandages and dispensing medication. Hard at work, they start asking questions about the flu epidemic currently tearing through the hospital. After…
October 1, 2019
Late last year, when we began to get serious about updating our website, the design team we were working with asked us to tell them what we liked in a website. So we started looking at the websites of other non-profit organizations with missions similar to NCSE—environmental and educational groups…
October 1, 2019
NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education — volume 39, number 4 — is now available online.  Featured are Kate Carter’s report on NCSE's work equipping Smithsonian volunteers to tackle difficult conversations, Paul Oh's…
September 27, 2019
NCSE's executive director Ann Reid contributed "Dry Facts, Debate, Despair: How Not to Teach Climate Change" to Education Week (September 23, 2019). "Dry facts, debate, doom and gloom—teachers striving to teach climate change effectively despite the obstacles to doing so can be forgiven…
September 27, 2019
Writing for Scientific American's Observations blog (September 27, 2019), NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch reviewed the spate of legislative measures in 2019 that threatened the integrity of science education. In his column, "Science Education Is Under Legislative Attack," Branch…
September 24, 2019
H. Res. 574, recently introduced in the House of Representatives, would, if adopted, express the House's support for "teaching climate change in public and private schools at all grade levels." The resolution observes that "there is a broad consensus among climate scientists that the human…
September 24, 2019
NCSE’s newest team member is Lin Andrews, who will serve as Director of Teacher Support beginning in late fall. Andrews comes to NCSE from the Independent School in Wichita, Kansas, where she where she rotates between teaching six different curricula, including AP and grade-level biology, anatomy,…

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