The Teenage ‘Troublemaker’ Fighting for Science

12:40 minutes

Zack Kopplin has been fighting to have the “Louisiana Science Education Act” overturned since it was first passed in 2008, when he was in high school. Critics of the LSEA say that it’s used to introduce creationism and other non-scientific theories into public school science class. Kopplin, now at Rice University, discusses his continuing campaign against the act.

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Zachary ‘Zack’ Kopplin

Zack Kopplin is an undergraduate at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

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About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.