Eugenie Scott

Jan. 20, 2012

Defending Climate Science’s Place In The Classroom

The National Center for Science Education helps teachers keep pseudoscience out of the classroom.

evolution, climate, climate change, ncse, denial

Apr. 10, 2009

Texas Schools and Evolution

In late March, the Texas State Board of Education held several days of debate over new curriculum requirements scheduled to take effect in 2010. We'll find out how the topic of evolution will be taught under the new standards.

evolution, creationism, darwin


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Cephalopod Spectacular


Mystery Box

Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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