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Unformatted text preview: Center for Science Education http://ncse.com/ (If you are training to be a teacher bookmark the NCSE site as you are going to need it.) and B) the Discovery Institute. http://www.discovery.org/csc/ 5. As you work through the above Note the nexus of politics, religion,and science. Note as well the position of the New house Speaker J. Boehner (R-Ohio). Working through all the above is instructive. Basic Survey results N=926 High school bio teachers in Penn. 13% of high school bio teacher teach creationisim 28% teach Evolution 60% are afraid to teach Personal Opinion here: In my view, in total if the situation were not so sad it would be funny. The problems illustrated by this exercise make a strong case for doubting that rational thinking characterizes mankind. Notes: The authors of the Science Article (Berkman and Plutzer) just published a book "Evolution, Creationism, and the Battle to Control America's Classrooms" (Cambridge University Press, 2010)....
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