Science Is Constantly Evolving

Discover the latest in climate change and evolution education news.

December 28, 2018
Science can be a frustrating business. Research often moves slowly. Promising approaches turn out to be blind alleys. Results sometimes make no sense at all. But, boy howdy, when you get a clear result, when a long-evasive answer begins to emerge, there is simply nothing more thrilling. Some…
December 21, 2018
NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education — volume 39, number 1 — is now available on-line. Featured are Paul Oh's interview of John Cook about climate change misconceptions; Randy Moore's discussion of Darwin's mentor…
December 19, 2018
NCSE's executive director Ann Reid — and her dog Buster — appeared on the Christian Science Monitor's podcast Perception Gaps (December 17, 2018). In the interview (transcript), Reid discussed the nature of education in general and obstacles to the teaching of evolution in particular.…
December 7, 2018
Our Teacher Ambassadors are amazing educators doing great work teaching the science of evolution and climate change in places where these topics may be socially controversial. They’re developing and field-testing lessons and providing professional development to colleagues who may be…
November 30, 2018
"An increasing number of Americans believe climate change is occurring, including a majority who now see this issue as a very serious problem," according to the latest Monmouth University Poll. "Scientists have long agreed that climate change is a very serious problem, and it is past time to take…
November 30, 2018
More than two thirds of Canadians think that human beings evolved from less advanced life forms over millions of years, according to a new poll — but less than half think that creationism should not be part of the public school curriculum.Asked, "Which of these statements comes closest to your own…
November 30, 2018
NCSE is seeking to hire a part-time spring intern to assist with the national launch of the Science Booster Club 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,…
November 26, 2018
Writing for Scientific American's blog (November 26, 2018), NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch considered the progress in evolution education in the last half century, from the defeat of Scopes-era bans on teaching evolution through the series of attempts to "balance" evolution with a…
November 19, 2018
Writing in the Los Angeles Times (November 18, 2018), NCSE's executive director Ann Reid celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Supreme Court's ruling in Epperson v. Arkansas overturning bans on teaching evolution — but warned that "teaching evolution is still…

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