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National Center for Science Education

Rebecca Klein

These Proposed Texas Textbooks Get Climate Change Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green

The opposition to new social studies textbooks in Texas is building its case. Last week, critics contended some of the proposed books distorted histor...

An Appreciation of Ian G. Barbour (1923-2013)

Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Science
Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D.

Ian loved books: He loved reading them, writing them and vigorously critiquing and defending them among people he valued more than any book. I believe he would happily have approved of Donne's metaphoric description of "the life of the world to come" as a library.

NASA Worker Claims Agency Axed Him For 'Intelligent Design' Views

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES — NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has landed robotic explorers on the surface of Mars, sent probes to outer planets and operates a ...

Climate Change: Sifting Truth From Lies in a Complex World

Shan Wells | Posted 03.25.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells

Solving the problem of climate change would be difficult enough on its own because of the importance of fossil fuels to our economies, but adding to the challenge is a powerful chorus of science-denying politicians and interest groups.

Lynne Peeples

Swaying Skeptical Students: Science Teachers Face Heated Battles Over Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.18.2012 | Green

Prior to taking Mr. Visco's high school science class, Keith Hogan did not believe humans had had any hand in climate change. "I thought the media ...

John Celock

Jerry Bergevin, New Hampshire Legislator, Links Evolution With Nazis And Columbine

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

A Republican state lawmaker in New Hampshire who introduced legislation to stop the teaching of evolution in schools has claimed that the theory of ev...

Profiles in (Evolutionary) Courage, Part 1: Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

I want to introduce you to regular people who have made a difference in the quality of the science education, in reaffirming that religion and science can coexist, and in demonstrating to all of us that it is possible to make a powerful statement in support of evolutionary biology.