Monthly Archives: September 2006

Darwin or Design letters

FlCfS board member Jonathan Smith got our news release published in Winter Haven’s News Chief newspaper. (I think free registration is required to read the online paper.) Of course, a response popped up a few days later. See the letter … Continue reading

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Science takes priority

New science lab opens at Hallmark Elementary Science slid from the back burner to the front Friday at Hallmark Elementary School as students, faculty and volunteers gathered for the grand opening of a new science lab. Principal Shereé Cagle said … Continue reading

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Popcorn in Space

Eastway Elementary students test popping corn in space Learning about outer space is cool. Eating popcorn also is cool. Put them together, and you have a science experiment Eastway Elementary fourth-grader Micha Jordan called Friday “really cool.” Micha and other … Continue reading

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Letter about ID

A letter to the editor in today’s St. Petersburg Times: Kudos to the School Board candidates at the recent political forum in Beverly Hills who support the teaching of “intelligent design” in our schools as an acceptable alternative to the … Continue reading

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Article about Sun Dome event

Skeptics Will Debate Darwin At Sun Dome Skip Pierce, a professor of biology and former chairman of the University of South Florida biology department, says intelligent design is a religious doctrine that has no place in the science curriculums of … Continue reading

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Science educator interview

I am currently enrolled in college at night and creeping toward my goal of one day becoming a science teacher. Throughout the next few years I will be doing all sorts of projects, of course, and I thought it would … Continue reading

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Florida Citizens for Science statement released

The following statement was released to area media today: Florida Citizens for Science Statement Denouncing “Darwin or Design” Publicity Event A creationism event to be hosted at the Sun Dome Sept. 29, called “Darwin or Design? Resolving the Conflict,” is … Continue reading

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Can we take much more bad news?

U.S. science education lags … Science education in U.S. elementary and middle schools is overly broad and superficial, according to a government report issued Thursday that also faults science curricula for assuming children are simplistic thinkers. … Other countries such … Continue reading

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