Science Is Constantly Evolving

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August 13, 2019
NCSE's annual report for 2018 is now available (PDF) on NCSE's website. The report briefly describes the progress of NCSE's Supporting Teachers program (particularly the launch of the Teacher Ambassador Program), the activities of NCSE's Breaking Down Barriers program supporting informal science…
August 6, 2019
When NCSE's founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott received the John and Mary Lou Pojeta Service Award from the Paleontological Society in 2018, she gave a brief address, which is now published (PDF) in the Journal of Paleontology. In her address, Scott discussed her career in…
August 2, 2019
NCSE's executive director Ann Reid and Ben Santer, a member of NCSE's board of directors, were interviewed about climate communication on the Hertz Foundation's blog (July 30, 2019) before they spoke at the foundation's summer workshop in Los Angeles. In the interview, Reid recommended a teaching…
August 2, 2019
NCSE bids farewell to Brad Hoge, who joined NCSE as Director of Teacher Support in 2017. Hoge spearheaded NCSE's new initatives to bring professional development and curricular resources focused on socially but not scientifically controversial topics — evolution and climate change in particular —…
July 29, 2019
NCSE is pleased to congratulate Megan Herbert and Michael E. Mann (a member of NCSE's board of directors) for receiving the Louis J. Battan Author's Award (K-12) for 2020 for their book The Tantrum that Saved the World (2017), which (in the words of the award citation) "engages readers…
July 26, 2019
Creationism continues to be a minority position, attracting only four in ten adults in the United States, according to the latest poll from Gallup (July 26, 2019), which adds, "more Americans continue to think that humans evolved over millions of years — either with God's guidance ... or,…
July 19, 2019
NCSE is pleased to congratulate Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University and a member of NCSE's board of directors, on receiving the British Academy Medal, for her books (coauthored with Erik M. Conway) Merchants of Doubt (2010) and The Collapse of…
July 17, 2019
Melissa Lau, an NCSE Teacher Ambassador from Oklahoma, was featured — wearing her NCSE Teacher Ambassador t-shirt — in a story on climate change education on NPR's StateImpact Oklahoma (July 11, 2019).  "Lau says she has been educating her students about the connection between fossil fuel…
July 15, 2019
Faced with a legislative effort to remove references of human-caused climate change from the state’s education standards, NCSE Teacher Ambassador Erin Stutzman in 2018 worked with several of her students to testify in opposition. One of those students, Emily Her, who at the time was a senior at…
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