Anthropomorphic Animals Make It Harder To Learn Science

"Yum, these grass and plants are delicious!" Mother cavy thinks as she eats her breakfast. "I will feed some to my baby cavies too!" she says. The baby cavies love to play in the grass! But they've gotten all dirty! "Time for your bath," Mother cavy says. Mother cavy and her babies like to spend the afternoon sunbathing. At… » 3/31/14 3:45pm 3/31/14 3:45pm

Ohio's Supreme Court backs the firing of a creationist science teacher

In a case that's lasted five years, the Supreme Court of Ohio upheld the termination of John Freshwater, an eighth-grade science teacher who refused to remove religious content from his class. But the decision was reached for a different reason than you may think. » 11/20/13 7:25am 11/20/13 7:25am

How 19-year-old activist Zack Kopplin is making life hell for…

For Zack Kopplin, it all started back in 2008 with the passing of the Louisiana Science Education Act. The bill made it considerably easier for teachers to introduce creationist textbooks into the classroom. Outraged, he wrote a research paper about it for a high school English class. Nearly five years later, the… » 1/15/13 12:12pm 1/15/13 12:12pm