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Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences


Science and Creationism

A View from the National Academy of Sciences (1984)

This concise and beautifully illustrated booklet expresses the Academy's view on the teaching of creationism alongside evolution in the science classroom—"The tenets of 'creation science' are not supported by scientific evidence....Creationism has no place in a science curriculum at any level...." This is an essential tool for educators, school administrators, students, and parents—anyone with an interest in the quality of science education. This booklet is a reissue that updates the 1984 edition.

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National Research Council. 1984. Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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27 pages | 8.5 x 11 |  DOI:

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