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Sure science is great, but how does it make you feel?

February 8, 2011

A new study indicates that high school teachers in the US overwhelmingly softsell evolution in biology class. Beyond the 13% of teachers that actively teach creationism, apparently around 60% of teachers encourage students to treat this foundation of modern science as a moral belief.  The ‘controversy’ around evolution has been exaggerated to such an extent that teachers who aren’t confident about their grounding in science back off on this essential concept in order to avoid controversy.

… crossposted from Computationally Thinking, read the rest here

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  1. February 9, 2011 5:24 am

    And it’s good Christian morals that keep you grounded in life, not gravity, eh.

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