One of the 2014 boats running Lava Falls

Explore the Grand Canyon with NCSE! Reservations are still available for NCSE's next excursion to the Grand Canyon — as featured in the documentary No Dinosaurs in Heaven. From June 30 to July 8, 2016, NCSE will again explore the wonders of creation and evolution on a Grand Canyon river run conducted by NCSE's Steve Newton and Josh Rosenau. 

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New York Times logoObserving that "[m]isinformation about climate change is distressingly common in the United States," The New York Times called for teaching students about climate change in its October 10, 2015, editorial. 

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Eugenie C. Scott

NCSE's founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott is featured in a multimedia exhibit about the Great Hall dome of the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington DC.

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Charles Coulston Gillispie, via Princeton UniversityCharles Coulston Gillispie

The eminent historian of science Charles Coulston Gillispie died on October 6, 2015, at the age of 97, according to a tweet from Princeton University.

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Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Eugenie C. Scott on her election to the board of trustees of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack (St. Martin's Press, 2015).

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"Using responses from nearly 700 biophysical scientists," a new survey "finds that approximately 92 percent of them believe that human-caused climate change is really happening," according to the Washington Post (September 25, 2015), reporting on J. S. Carlton, Rebecca Perry-Hill, Matthew Huber, and Linda S. Prokopy's "The climate change consensus extends beyond climate scientists," published in Environmental Research Letters.

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When the Alabama board of education voted to approve a new set of science standards on September 10, 2015, in which evolution was described as "substantiated with much direct and indirect evidence," the question arose: what will become of the evolution disclaimer in Alabama's textbooks?

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Lost Antarctica cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Donald R. Prothero's The Story of Life in 25 Fossils (Columbia University Press, 2015).

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The California Science Teachers Association adopted a position statement on climate change education at its board meeting on September 12, 2015.

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