ERIC Number: ED436396
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences. Second Edition.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
This edition of Science and Creationism summarizes key aspects of several of the most important lines of evidence supporting evolution. It describes some of the positions taken by advocates of creation science and presents an analysis of these claims. This document lays out for a broader audience the case against presenting religious concepts in science classes. The document covers the origin of the universe, Earth, and life; evidence supporting biological evolution; and human evolution. (Contains 31 references.) (CCM)
Descriptors: Creationism, Elementary Secondary Education, Evolution, Higher Education, Religion, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.