September 16, 2008

Creationism updates.

United Kingdom: A Royal Society representative who, in his official capacity, appeared to support the teaching of creationism in science classes has resigned.

The had issued a clarification suggesting Reiss meant when young people ask questions about creationism in science classes, teachers need to be able to explain to them why evolution and the Big Bang are scientific theories but they should also take the time to explain how science works and why creationism has no scientific basis. It was felt that the whole affair, misinterpretation or not, had diminished the reputation of the Society.

Meanwhile, Ken MacLeod has found an extremely interesting 'science' site—one where there is no doubt as to the creationist sympathies of its author. Check out the chemistry lesson Ken picked out for us.

'Creationism' biologist quits jobBBC News, 16th September 2008.

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