- A Creationism Row in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Education Bureau considers "exploring" scientific ideas and alternatives singling out evolution. Scientists and educators responded.
News from California, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, the United Kingdom, the blogosphere, and the world.
- News from the Membership
What our members are doing to support evolution and oppose pseudoscience wherever the need arises.
- Scott versus Comfort
When US News & World Report set up an internet debate between Eugenie Scott and the distributor of a free "altered" version of Darwin's classic, readers learned exactly why it is worth what they paid.
- (Very Gradual) Change We Can Believe In
An NCSE member has a bright idea to tap into popular culture, honor Darwin, and support NCSE.
- NCSE Honors "Friends of Darwin" for 2007
All over the nation, people stand up for good science. Here are some of the folks who made a big difference in 2007.
- Teaching the "E-Word" in Tennessee: Student
Misconceptions and the Persistence of
Andrew Kramer, Arthur C Durband, and Daniel C Weinand
Ten years of surveying university students' understanding of evolution shows that evolution education "works": Students describe evolution more accurately after taking more evolution-related courses.
- The Effect of Viewing NOVA's Judgment Day:
Intelligent Design on Trial Docudrama on
College Students' Perception of "Intelligent
Design" and Evolution
Beth E Lueck and Greg Q Butcher
Before-and-after surveys of student responses to questions about "intelligent design" show decreases in support of ID and "don't know"answers.
- Engaging the Controversy in Science Education:
Scientific Knowledge and Democratic Decisions
Rebecca P Lewis
Phillip Johnson said,"this is not about science"com ment; for US public education, curriculum and educa tional policies are made in the political arena.The sciences need to be in that debate.
- The State of High School Teachers'
Understanding of Evolution
RNCSE readers get a first look at new research into how secondary biology teachers understand evolution. Since most people have their last biology instruction in high school, how their teachers understand evolution is critical.
- People & Places: Going Back to Glen Rose
After his previous column had gone to press, Randy Moore had an opportunity for a visit to the new, improved Creation Evidence Museum.
- Why Teach Evolution?
An adaptation of a recent NCSE brochure that explores basic issues in evolution education.
- Teaching and Learning about Evolution
These books examine the science of evolution, and teaching and learning about it.
- NCSE On the Road
Check the calendar here for NCSE speakers.
- Darwin's Illness
by Ralph Colp Jr
Reviewed by Keith Thomson
- Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery
Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution
by Adrian Desmond and James Moore
Reviewed by John Waller
- Darwin's Universe: Evolution from A to Z
by Richard Milner
Reviewed by Carol Anelli
- The Genius of Charles Darwin
presented by Richard Dawkins
Reviewed by Timothy H Goldsmith
- The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the
Growth of Modern Paleontology
edited by David Sepkoski and Michael Ruse
Reviewed by Kevin Padian
Some details that slipped by us in the editing process of the previous issue of RNCSE.