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Eugenie C. Scott
NCSE is pleased to announce the addition of a further batch of videos to NCSE's YouTube channel.
A new Harris poll finds that nearly half of Americans believe that global climate change is occurring and that human activity is responsible for it.
The South Carolina House of Representatives rejected the Senate's version of House Bill 4482 — which refers to the Sixth Day of Creation — on a 72-30 vote on April 9, 2014.
NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Michael L. Bender's Paleoclimate (Princeton University Press, 2013).
Was the mammoth "created on the Sixth Day with the other beasts of the field"? According to the Senate version of House Bill 4482 in South Carolina, it was.
Oklahoma's House Bill 1674 (PDF), which would, if enacted, have deprived administrators of the ability to prevent teachers from miseducating students about "scientific controversies," died in the Senate Education Committee on April 3, 2014, when a deadline for House bills to be passed by their Senate committees expired.
Eugenie C. Scott
Eugenie C. Scott, the former executive director of NCSE and the current chair of its Advisory Council, will be presented with a Distinguished Service to Science Education Award from the National Science Teachers Association.
"When teaching scientific argumentation, selecting the wrong topic can impair — rather than increase — student understanding." That was the message of four members of NCSE's staff, Minda Berbeco, Mark McCaffrey, Eric Meikle, and Glenn Branch, in their commentary "Choose Controversies Wisely," published in the April/May 2014 issue of The Science Teacher.
Brian Alters, president of NCSE's board of directors, was profiled in the Orange County Register (April 1, 2014).
NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line.