Daily Archives: February 11, 2011

National Darwin Day Resolution Introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 9, 2011)- U.S. Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) announced today the introduction of H. Res. 81, calling for the designation of Feb. 12, 2011, as Darwin Day in order to recognize the work of Charles Darwin and the … Continue reading

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RET at OSU

Oklahoma State University is offering a summer research experience for teachers (RET) which will provide Oklahoma middleschool teachers (6th – 9th grades) with the opportunity to partner with Oklahoma State University to perform research in engineering and to develop curriculum … Continue reading

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THE EVOLUTION OF TEACHING EVOLUTION

(From NCSE’s Evolution Education Update, February 11, 2011) Writing in The Hechinger Report (February 7, 2011), Jennifer Oldham addresses “The evolution of teaching evolution,” explaining that, even in the face of persistent challenges and obstacles, “scientists and teachers are pushing … Continue reading

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