TITLE

A Furor over Creationism at the Royal Society

AUTHOR(S)
Branch, Glenn
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the move of Michael Reiss, director of education at the Royal Society of London, to resign amidst the controversy which was sparked his remarks about creationism. It mentions that he put in his blog his views about the subject, asserting that science lessons should tackle intelligent design and creationism to achieve a genuine discussion with students. It relates that the contents of his blog was distorted and have been magnified by the media, which expand the curiosity of the public regarding the matter.
ACCESSION #
41045229

 

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