Not in Our Classrooms Why Intelligent Design Is Wrong for Our Schools

ISBN-10: 0807032786

ISBN-13: 9780807032787

Edition: 2006

Authors: Eugenie C. Scott, Glenn Branch, Bill Nye

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More than eighty years after the Scopes trial, creationism is alive and well. Through local school boards, politicians, strategic court cases, and well-funded organizations, a strong movement has developed to encourage the teaching of "intelligent design" as a viable theory alongside evolution in science classes. Now, in Not in Our Classrooms, parents and teachers, as well as other concerned citizens, have a much-needed tool to argue against teaching intelligent design as science. In clear and lively essays, a team of experts describe not only the history of the intelligent design movement and the lack of scientific support for its claims, but also the religious, legal, and pedagogical problems that proposals to teach this idea in the public schools bring in their wake. Not in Our Classrooms is essential reading for anyone concerned about the teaching of this religious theory as science in the classrooms of our public schools. Eugenie C. Scott and Glenn Branch are the executive director and the deputy director of the National Center for Science Education, a nonprofit organization in Oakland, California, that defends the teaching of evolution in the public schools. Scott"s Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction was named an Outstanding Academic Title of 2005 by Choice. Scientist, comedian, teacher, and author, Bill Nye became a household name with his innovative, fast-paced television series, Bill Nye the Science Guy. Since 1992 the Reverend Barry W. Lynn, a minister in the United Church of Christ, has served as executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
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List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 10/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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