How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate

by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch

How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate

Dawn Publications; 66 pages, March 1, 2010

Great illustrated kids book on exploring global warming. (And how to slow it down.)

Science and Religion Links

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Science and Religion

en español

by Peter M. J. Hess, Director, Religious Community Outreach

In public discussions of evolution and creationism, we are sometimes told by creationists and opponents of religion alike that we must choose between belief in creation and acceptance of the theory of evolution, between religion and science. Is this a fair demand? Is the choice that stark? Can one believe in God and accept evolution? Can one both accept what science teaches and engage in religious belief and practice?

The Scopes Trial of 1925


In 1925, the state of Tennessee passed the Butler Act, which outlawed the teaching of "any theory that denies the divine creation of man and teaches instead that man has descended from a lower order of animals." The ACLU offered to defend any teacher accused of violating the Act, and John Scopes agreed to incriminate himself by teaching evolution.

What is "Intelligent Design" Creationism?

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