TITLE

NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT BUSH

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Reports of the National Center for Science Education;May-Aug2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3/4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the response of the National Science Teachers Association on the United States President George W. Bush's views and support to intelligent design in the teaching of natural science. Apparently, members of the association expressed their disappointment regarding Bush's endorsement of the teaching of intelligent design, which effectively opening the door for nonscientific ideas to be taught in the nation's K-12 science classroom. Still, the association expresses supportin the premise that evolution is a major unifying concept in science and should be included in K-12 education frameworks and curricula.
ACCESSION #
20745346

 

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