Monthly Archives: June 2006

Can our teachers rely on the science standards?

Florida’s public school science standards are not in need of a tweak or pretty makeover. They need to be overhauled. The Thomas B. Fordham Institute gave Florida an ugly ol’ F for its science standards. In part, the review says: … Continue reading

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Academies of Sciences statement on evolution

Here’s a very well-stated, clear declaration about evolution (pdf) from 67 national acadamies of science. Bottom line: teach it, it’s science, it’s important. We, the undersigned Academies of Sciences, have learned that in various parts of the world,within science courses … Continue reading

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Alert: Conference we need to be aware of.

Over at Physicians and Surgeons for Scientific Integrity (I posted about this group before), they’re putting on a show in September: Save the Date! Darwin or Design? Resolving the Conflict University of South Florida’s Sun Dome, Sept. 29th, 2006 at … Continue reading

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