The Senator and the Science Committee
Robert T Dillon Jr
One South Carolina state senator's attempts to legislate the
definition of science — and the effective opposition to his efforts.
Your Official Program to the Scopes II Kansas Monkey Trial
The Kansas School Board pays to bring in "experts" ... from
a creationist organization in Turkey!
Address to the Haverford Township School Board on
the Science Curriculum
William A Wisdom
A native son reminds the school board of the accomplishments
made possible by a quality science curriculum.
News from Alabama, Alaska,Arkansas, Florida, Indiana,
Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York,
Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,Texas, and Virginia.
News from the Membership
A sampling of our members' activities and accomplishments.
NCSE Thanks You
We gratefully acknowledge your continuing support.
Starting Early: Preventing Misconceptions about
Evolution Through Elementary Education
What can young children learn about evolution — and when?
Dina Drits studies students' preferences and progress in
learning key concepts in evolution.
My Trip Down the Rabbit Hole: Experiences as a
Science Teacher in South Texas
William J Gonzalez
Even when state standards require teaching evolution, what
really happens in the schools can be something quite different.
Is Evolution Arkansas's "Hidden" Curriculum?
Are schools and educational programs keeping a low
profile on evolution to avoid controversy?
Evolution and Middle-Level Education:
Observations and Recommendations
Reflections on students' reactions when teachers give
evolution the full treatment.
Nothing Wrong with Discussing Evolution in School
Lisa Westberg Peters
The author of an award-winning children's book on science
tells her community what is right about teaching evolution.
Teachers' Comments on Evolution Education
Teachers share their experiences with evolution
in the classroom on an NSTA forum.
The Taboo Standard
What happens when a graduate student tries to ask
teachers questions about how they teach evolution?
Sometimes administrators respond that the question is
too controversial even to ask!
Why Teach Evolution?
Andrew J Petto
Citizens in Dover PA and Grantsburg WI were faced
with these common questions. Here are some answers.
Books: Evo Edu
Books that explore the value of teaching evolution and
NCSE On the Road
An NCSE speaker may be coming to your
neighborhood. Check the calendar here.
Instructions for Contributors
Missing Links: Evolutionary Concepts
and Transitions Through Time
by Robert A Martin
Reviewed by Kenneth D Angielczyk
A Heretic in Darwin's Court: The Life of Alfred Russel Wallace
by Ross A Slotten
Reviewed by Jane R Camerini
An Elusive Victorian: The Evolution of Alfred Russel Wallace
by Martin Fichman
Reviewed by Charles H Smith
Ancient Earth, Ancient Skies: The Age of the Earth and its Cosmic
by G Brent Dalrymple
Reviewed by Timothy Heaton
The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos is Designed for
by Guillermo Gonzales and Jay W Richards
Reviewed by William H Jefferys
How Blind is the Watchmaker? Nature's
Design and the Limits of Natural Science
by Neil Broom
Reviewed by C Kevin Geedey and Stephen B Hager
Does God Belong in Public Schools?
by Kent Greenwalt
Reviewed by John Pieret