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VIDEO: Teaching Science by the Book

August 09, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Our public K-12 science educators have a duty to teach the best science available, even when pressure mounts from parents and activists who deny findings on evolution and climate change.

The Will Steger Foundation and the Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs hosted a lecture/discussion with Dr. Eugenie Scott, head of the National Center for Science Education. She says science itself is under attack in schools around the country, but teachers should stick to sound, objective STEM education in the classroom based on the best peer-reviewed science available to get our children ahead of the competition.

 

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