Texas Science Standards and March Madness: Did We Win or Lose?
As the dust settles, activists in Texas review the
outcome of interactions between the hard-line
antiscience faction and moderate board members.
Testimony Before the Texas State Board of
NCSE's Public Information Project Director makes
clear to the board the strengths and weaknesses of
the proposed compromises to science education
Collapse of a Texas Quote Mine
Much of the antiscience "evidence" in Texas relied on
quote mining. Further analysis suggests that the
quoter never read the original work, only misleading
Changes in the Texas State Science Standards
A summary of the various amendments and their
McLeroy Under Scrutiny
Is the role of the chair of a state board of
education to undermine science education?
The January Amendments
Steven Newton, Joshua Rosenau, and
Eugenie C Scott
The first — but not the last — salvo of the attack on
the science education dtandards produced by the
science writing committee: an analysis.
News from California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa,
Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Vermont,
Washington, Canada, and Turkey.
News from the Membership
What our members are doing to support evolution
and oppose pseudoscience wherever the need arises.
New Faces at NCSE
Meet the new staff and say farewell to old friends.
NCSE Honors "Friends of Darwin" for 2005
We recognize outstanding efforts in promoting
Project Steve's 1000th "Steve" is Steven P Darwin.
Facing Challenges to Evolution Education
A classic NCSE brochure from Molleen Matsumura
that is still relevant to 21st-century anti-evolutionism.
Books: From NCSE's Supporters
These books show the breadth and depth of the
science that supports evolution and that our
NCSE On the Road
Check the calendar here for NCSE speakers.
People & Places: Dayton,Tennessee
Famous for the Scopes trial, Dayton has preserved
numerous landmarks from the events in 1925.
Evolution and Religious Creation Myths: How Scientists Respond
by Paul F Lurquin and Linda Stone
Reviewed by Randy Moore
Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters
by Donald R Prothero
Reviewed by Peter Dodson
Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul
by Kenneth R Miller
Reviewed by Andrea Bottaro
by David R Contosta
Reviewed by Sherrie Lyons
Adam's Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins
by David N Livingstone
Reviewed by J David Pleins
God or Gorilla: Images of Evolution in the Jazz Age
by Constance Areson Clark
Reviewed by Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette
Why Evolution is True
by Jerry Coyne
Reviewed by Donald R Prothero
by D Graham Burnett
Reviewed by Arthur M Shapiro
Worlds before Adam:The Reconstruction of
Geohistory in the Age of Reform
by Martin JS Rudwick
Reviewed by Paul D Brinkman