September 2007
Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Sep-Dec2007, Vol. 27 Issue 5/6, p44
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the issuance of a statement entitled "Science, Evolution and Intelligent Design," by the Union of Concerned Scientists on September 4, 2007 in the U.S. It expresses the institution's concern about the current attempts to make it mandatory to teach intelligent design and other non-scientific accounts of the origins of species and biological diversity in the country's science classrooms. The statement urges lawmakers and concerned citizens to combat the misleading information of scientific principles being used to discredit, misrepresent the science of evolution and hinders science education and the integrity of science. The organization also provided a six-section primer on the scientific theory, evolution, and intelligent design.


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