Science Is Constantly Evolving

Discover the latest in climate change and evolution education news.

April 22, 2019
When her community’s apathetic attitude towards climate change wasn’t working for Sarah Ott, an eighth-grade science teacher and NCSE Teacher Ambassador who lives and teaches in Georgia, she decided to be the change that was missing. “I needed a way to make a bigger impact. That’s why I decided to…
April 11, 2019
When Blake Touchet, a biology teacher and NCSE Teacher Ambassador in Louisiana, learned that one of his students believed a peacock was a mythological creature akin to unicorns, he decided to take his class to the zoo. When the student finally met a peacock face to face, she had to touch it…
April 5, 2019
An unexpected role that many NCSE Teacher Ambassadors take on is that of expert witness. They are experts on teaching climate change and evolution and on dealing with doubts—and sometimes challenges—in their communities. This makes them perfect targets for reporters who contact NCSE looking for…
March 29, 2019
NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education — volume 39, number 2 — is now available online. Featured are Paul Oh's profile of NCSE Teacher Ambassador Turtle Haste and his interview of William F. McComas about…
March 29, 2019
NCSE is seeking to hire a second part-time summer intern to assist our teacher support and community outreach programs. This is a unique opportunity for someone with a science background to learn about community organizing and science outreach. This is a temporary position based in Oakland,…
March 28, 2019
Politics, as the saying goes, makes strange bedfellows. But if a handful of state legislators in Arizona, Maine, South Dakota, and Virginia had gotten their way this year, public school teachers in their states would have found that politics also makes strange science lessons.Five measures under…
March 14, 2019
NCSE is seeking to hire a part-time summer intern to assist with the national expansion of NCSE's science outreach program. This is a unique opportunity for someone with a science background to learn about community organizing and science outreach. This is a temporary position based in Oakland,…
March 11, 2019
"State lawmakers from Connecticut to Florida are proposing measures that some groups say could threaten how science and climate change are taught in the classroom. More than a dozen such bills have popped up this year, including from state lawmakers pushing back against broad scientific consensus…
March 1, 2019
The Climate Change Education Act is again in the Senate. S. 477, introduced on February 13, 2019, would authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to institute a competitive grant program aimed in part at developing and improving educational material and teacher training on the…

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