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11.23.2015

cover of The Plane Truth

Robert J. Schadewald (1943-2000), a former president of NCSE's board of directors, was working on a manuscript about the history of the flat-earth movement until the week of his death. Now, thanks to his sister Lois Schadewald and his widow Wendy Schadewald, a final version of The Plane Truth is freely available on-line in web and ebook formats.

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11.20.2015

Climate Change in the American Mind: October 2015 cover

Two in three Americans think that global warming is happening, and about half think that, if it is happening, it is mostly owing to human activity, but only about one in ten know that nearly all climate scientists agree that global warming is happening as a result of human activity. Those were among the key findings of Climate Change in the American Mind: October 2015 (PDF).

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11.19.2015

At its meeting on November 18, 2015, the Texas state board of education voted 8-7 to reject a proposal to add "a state review panel that could include college and university scholars assigned specifically to look for factual errors" in textbooks submitted for adoption in Texas, according to the Austin American-Statesman (November 18, 2015). 

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11.16.2015

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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11.09.2015

Marshall BermanMarshall Berman

The physicist and science education activist Marshall Berman died on October 25, 2015, at the age of 76, according to a November 8, 2015, obituary from the Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education (CESE) in New Mexico.

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11.06.2015

A milestone: there are now over 130,000 fans of NCSE's Facebook page. Why not join them, by visiting the page and becoming a fan by clicking on the "Like" box by NCSE's name?

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11.04.2015

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The American Academy of Pediatrics, representing 64,000 pediatricians, recently released a policy statement on "Global Climate Change and Children's Health" that includes a call for climate change education.

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11.03.2015

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

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10.28.2015

Ann Reid

NCSE is pleased to announce the addition of Ann Reid's talk "OMG Virus! Flu, Ebola, Measles, and When You Really Should Be Afraid," delivered at the SkeptiCal 2015 conference in Oakland, California, on June 6, 2015, to NCSE's YouTube channel.

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