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Creeping Creationism

Creeping Creationism

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  1. Creeping Creationism Council of State Science Supervisors March 26, 2003, NSTA Eugenie C. Scott, Ph.D. National Center for Science Education, Inc Oakland, CA www.NCSEWeb.org

  2. January- March, 2003 Flareups” TX MI PA WA SC GA NE OH IL WV WI OK MS AL

  3. January- March, 2003 Antievolution legislation OK: HB 1504 MS: HB 1397 KS: SB 168 TX: HB 1172, HB 1447

  4. http://www.ncseweb.org

  5. http://www.ncseweb.org

  6. “Pillars of Creationism” Evolution is a “theory in crisis” Evolution and religion are incompatible It’s only “fair” to teach creationism with evolution (Equity)

  7. Edwards v. Aguillard, 1987 Teaching a variety of scientific theories about humankind to schoolchildren might be validly done with the clear secular intent of enhancing the effectiveness of science instruction.

  8. Edwards v. Aguillard, 1987 “already possess” a “flexibility...to supplant the present science curriculum with the presentation of theories, besides evolution, about the origin of life” (p. 8)Justice Brennan

  9. Edwards v. Aguillard, 1987 (teachers are free to teach…) …any and all scientific theories [about the origin of humankind.] Justice Brennan

  10. Georgia HB 391, 2001 “to present and critique any and all scientific theories” about “the origins of life and living things, including the origins of humankind.”

  11. Kanawha County, WV, 1999 • Be it resolved by the Kanawha County Board of Education that all teachers are hereby advised that they may teach any and all subjects and theories in their respective subject areas, including but not limited to, theories for and against the theory of evolution, so long as the following criteria are observed: