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← Teaching science in public schools without stepping around religion

QuestioningKat's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by QuestioningKat

Stick to science.

I'm hitting 50 and I still remember one single statement made by the teacher at the beginning of my ninth grade biology class. It went something like this "We are going to learn about Evolution and this is in not intended to conflict with your religious beliefs or what your parents teach you." or something like this. I don't remember the exact wording, I thought it was odd because I loved science, I was Catholic and what the heck is this statement supposed to be about? Controversy is like passing by a car wreck, you can't keep yourself from looking. It will stick in their minds. Will their minds with information. If they bring up the question, then address it.

Sun, 15 Jul 2012 21:10:33 UTC | #949267