Tuesday, August 09, 2005


Science Teachers to Bush: Intelligent Design is not Science

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the world's largest organization of science educators, in a statement issued Aug. 3, said it is stunned and disappointed that President Bush is endorsing the teaching of intelligent design - effectively opening the door for nonscientific ideas to be taught in the nation's K-12 science classrooms.

"We stand with the nation's leading scientific organizations and scientists, including Dr. John Marburger, the president's top science advisor, in stating that intelligent design is not science. Intelligent design has no place in the science classroom," said Gerry Wheeler, NSTA Executive Director.

Read the whole statement here.


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