NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education — volume 40, number 4 — is now available online.
Featured are Eugenie C. Scott's discussion of Kitzmiller v. Dover, the 2005 trial in which the presentation of "intelligent design" in the public schools was found to be unconstitutional; Glenn Branch's interview of the historian Edward J. Larson, the author of Summer for the Gods; Spencer Weart's explanation of how the IPCC reached the conclusion that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate" in 1995; Paul Oh's description of NCSE's newly launched five-part teaching unit on the nature of science; Kate Carter's report on the importance of grants to NCSE's graduate student outreach fellows; and Jason Rosenhouse's review of the film We Believe in Dinosaurs.
The entire issue is freely available (PDF) on NCSE's website, as are select articles. Members of NCSE will be receiving it in printed form shortly. (Not a member? Join today!)