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NCSE at USA Science & Engineering Festival

NCSE will be participating in the Science Expo of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, April 28 and 29, 2012, in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.

Project Steve: n > 1200

With the addition of Steven Piantadosi on April 6, 2012, NCSE's Project Steve attained its 1200th signatory.

A preview of Charles R. Knight

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Richard Milner's Charles R. Knight: The Artist Who Saw Through Time (Abrams Books, 2012).

Voices for climate change education

NCSE is pleased to announce the debut of a new resource in the climate change section of its website: "Voices for climate change education."

Friend of Darwin awards for 2012

NCSE is pleased to announce the winners of the Friend of Darwin award for 2012: Judy Scotchmoor, the Assistant Director for Education and Public Programs at the University of California Museum of Paleontology who led the development of the popular Understanding Evolution website, and Zach Kopplin, the young activist who as a high school student in Baton Rouge in 2011 launched a drive to repeal Louisiana's antievolution law.

RNCSE 32:1 now on-line

NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line.

What's new on NCSE's YouTube channel

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NCSE is pleased to announce the addition of a further batch of videos to NCSE's YouTube channel.

The culmination of the climate change launch

The week of launching NCSE's new climate change initiative reaches its climax. For Friday, January 20, there are no new press releases, videos, or book excerpts. New coverage in the press of the initiative includes KQED's Climate Watch blog (January 17, 2012). And the launch of the initiative prompts The Takeaway (January 18, 2012) to interview Susan Buhr about the need to defend and support climate education. Plus Eugenie C. Scott is interviewed on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's As it Happens (January 18, 2012, beginning at about 10:00) and NPR's Science Friday (January 20, 2012).

Yet more from the climate change launch

Yet more information, resources, and coverage regarding NCSE's new initiative aimed at defending the teaching of climate change. For Thursday, January 19, there is a sample chapter (PDF) from Shawn Lawrence Otto's Fool Me Twice, and a two-part video (part one, part two) on climate change misconceptions by Peter Gleick. New coverage in the press includes Chris Mooney at the DeSmog blog (January 17, 2012), Lynne Peeples at the Huffington Post (January 18, 2012), Think Progress (January 18, 2012), and New Scientist (January 19, 2012). Plus Eugenie C. Scott discusses the initiative with Steve Mirsky for Scientific American's podcast (January 16, 2012).

More from the launch

More information, resources, and coverage regarding NCSE's new initiative aimed at defending the teaching of climate change. For Wednesday, January 18, there is a press release about the addition of Mark McCaffrey to NCSE's staff, a sample chapter (PDF) from L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen's Climate Capitalism, and a video interview of Eugenie C. Scott. New coverage in the press of the initiative includes Erica Gies's blog at Forbes (January 17, 2012), MSNBC's Cosmic Log (January 17, 2012), and John Farrell's blog at Forbes (January 18, 2012). Plus Eugenie C. Scott was the guest on Chris Mooney's Point of Inquiry podcast for January 16, 2012.

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