Science Is Constantly Evolving

Discover the latest in climate change and evolution education news.

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 rotates between teaching six different curricula, including AP and grade-level biology, anatomy, and zoo…
September 23, 2019
Laurie Luckritz grew up in a religious household where she was taught not to believe in evolution—which makes the fact that she is now a graduate student in biology at the University of Central Missouri all the more noteworthy. She is one of six graduate students who make up our first cohort of…
September 20, 2019
NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch was interviewed for Olga Khazan's "I Was Never Taught Where Humans Came From," published on The Atlantic's website (September 19, 2019). In her public high school in Texas, Khazan relates, "We did not, to my recollection, learn much of anything about…
September 20, 2019
A new Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll surveyed teens as well as adults about their views on climate change. Asked, "Do you think human activity is or is not causing changes to the world's climate, including an increase in average temperature," 79 percent of adults and 86…
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