Science Is Constantly Evolving

Discover the latest in climate change and evolution education news.

November 15, 2018
New videos from NCSE!From NCSE's Science Booster Club program there is a new promotional video explaining the program, plus three training videos (on turtle phylogeny, ocean acidification, and sea level rise). From NCSEteach there are videos of three (1, 2, 3) of NCSE's Evolution Teacher…
November 2, 2018
A spate of scientifically accurate and pedagogically appropriate teaching materials about climate change is arriving, according to Frontline (November 2, 2018) — hopefully in time to stymie a new propaganda campaign rumored to be under way.NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch explained, "…
November 2, 2018
Sean Patrick Cooper, writing in Undark (November 2, 2018), reports, "Conservative groups are working hard to challenge the teaching of mainstream climate science in schools" — and cites NCSE as helping to prepare science teachers to resist the challenge.Cooper focuses on Florida, where a law…
November 2, 2018
The fiftieth anniversary of Epperson v. Arkansas, the 1968 Supreme Court case that struck down Arkansas's ban on the teaching of evolution, was celebrated in "She Stood for Science," published in the November 2018 issue of Church & State, the monthly magazine of Americans…
October 31, 2018
NCSE’s founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott will receive the John and Mary Lou Pojeta Service Award from the Paleontological Society at a banquet during its annual meeting held in Indianapolis on November 4, 2018.The Pojeta award was established to recognize exceptional professional or…
October 24, 2018
"If it's difficult to believe that people embrace a flat Earth, it's going to be difficult to trust a poll that claims to validate that belief," wrote NCSE's Glenn Branch and Craig A. Foster of the US Air Force Academy in a blog post for Scientific American (October 24, 2018).Continuing…
October 18, 2018
NCSE is pleased to announce its new monthly e-newsletter, describing our most recent work supporting teachers and communities in their efforts to provide accurate and effective climate change and evolution education. The first issue, which you may have already received, is available on-line; to…
October 18, 2018
What do public attitudes toward science, sequencing the genome of the 1918 flu virus, and helping K-12 science teachers navigate contentious scientific topics have in common?Find out by watching my talk at Clemson University as part of its College of Science Distinguished Speaker Series.(Huge…
October 9, 2018
The textbook watchdog William J. Bennetta died on September 26, 2018, at the age of 79, according to a notice from the Cremation Society of Virginia. Bennetta was known for founding The Textbook League and editing its newsletter The Textbook Letter. Described by Mother Jones in…

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