Eugenie Scott

Jan. 20, 2012

Defending Climate Science’s Place In The Classroom

The National Center for Science Education helps teachers keep pseudoscience out of the classroom.

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Apr. 10, 2009

Texas Schools and Evolution

In late March, the Texas State Board of Education held several days of debate over new curriculum requirements scheduled to take effect in 2010. We'll find out how the topic of evolution will be taught under the new standards.

evolution, creationism, darwin

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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