TITLE

Evolution Projects Yield Results

AUTHOR(S)
Sparks, Sarah D.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Education Week;11/17/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Concord Consortium's and Boston College's project called Evolution Readiness which is being tested at the Elizabeth G. Lyons Elementary School in Randolph, Massachusetts. Evolution Readiness is based on computer modeling of natural selection and classroom activities. Information is given about the 2005 ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania case for intelligent design, Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District.
ACCESSION #
55644038

 

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