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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Happy National Moth Week!


Mystery Box

The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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