Difference between revisions of "Fall 2009 Creationism vs. Evolution: An education battle"

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This article talks about how creationism is different from Intelligent Design.  Either one, the author believes, should not be taught unless in a religion class, not a science course.  He also highlights the argument that teaching Intelligent Design in unconstitutional.   
 
This article talks about how creationism is different from Intelligent Design.  Either one, the author believes, should not be taught unless in a religion class, not a science course.  He also highlights the argument that teaching Intelligent Design in unconstitutional.   
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This article focuses on Intelligent Design and its scientific validity.  The author argues that it is just as a credible theory as Darwin's because there is evidence to back it up.  He also explains what Intelligent Design agrees with in Darwin's theory and what they do not.
 
This article focuses on Intelligent Design and its scientific validity.  The author argues that it is just as a credible theory as Darwin's because there is evidence to back it up.  He also explains what Intelligent Design agrees with in Darwin's theory and what they do not.
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Gibson, M. Troy. "Culture wars in state education policy: a look at the relative treatment of evolutionary theory in state science standards *."  Social Science Quarterly. 85. 5 (Dec 15, 2004): 1129(21). Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 20 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC-Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T002&prodId=OVRC&docId=A126932024&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.
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This article argues that Creationism should not be taught in public schools because it is too closely related and has its Biblical roots. It takes a look at the current situation on how creationism is being taught in public schools.
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Deckman, Melissa. "Holy ABCs! The impact of religion on attitudes about education policies *.(Statistical Data Included)."  Social Science Quarterly. 83. 2 (June 2002): 472(16). Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 20 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC-Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T002&prodId=OVRC&docId=A90164127&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.
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The author of this article covers controversial education policies including creationism. She opposes the teaching of creationism because of it unconstitutional practice of religion.
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Taylor, Stuart, Jr. "PRAYER AND CREATIONISM: MET WITH SUPREME HOSTILITY."  National Journal. 32. 29 (July 15, 2000): 2275. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 20 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC-Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T002&prodId=OVRC&docId=A63986864&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.
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This article briefly analyzes the Supreme Court trial about prayer and how creationism was brought up in it. It provides the Supreme Court's theory of when to use evolution, but the author highlights how inconsistent and vague the guidelines to use it. If creationism has its roots in religion and can be argued in a similar fasion like the debacle about prayer then it should not be allowed in public schools.

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Tricia Bruckbauer & Ayaka Dohi

CREATIONISM SHOULD NOT BE TAUGHT

Deméré, Thomas A, and Steve Walsh. "Creationism Should Not Be Taught in Public Schools." At Issue: Religion and Education. Ed. Tom Head. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2005. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 19 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T010&prodId=OVRC&docId=EJ3010391210&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.

This article focuses on defining creationism and discussing whether or not it is science or religion. It explores the argument that evolution cannot be proven to be true and creationism cannot be proven to be false, so both should be taught. This theory comes from Creationists whom the author believes to be incorrect because he believes that science is taught in schools to teach kids how to accurately observe and understand scientific theories in order to function in the 21st century.


Michael Ruse. "Intelligent Design Should Be Taught in Religion Classes, Not Science." At Issue: Intelligent Design vs. Evolution. Ed. Louise Gerdes. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2008. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 19 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T010&prodId=OVRC&docId=EJ3010482211&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.

This article talks about how creationism is different from Intelligent Design. Either one, the author believes, should not be taught unless in a religion class, not a science course. He also highlights the argument that teaching Intelligent Design in unconstitutional.



CREATIONISM SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN CURRICULUM


Wiker, Benjamin D. "Creationism Explains Life on Earth." At Issue: Creationism Versus Evolution. Ed. Eric Braun. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2005. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 19 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T010&prodId=OVRC&docId=EJ3010182214&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.

This article focuses on Intelligent Design and its scientific validity. The author argues that it is just as a credible theory as Darwin's because there is evidence to back it up. He also explains what Intelligent Design agrees with in Darwin's theory and what they do not.

Gibson, M. Troy. "Culture wars in state education policy: a look at the relative treatment of evolutionary theory in state science standards *." Social Science Quarterly. 85. 5 (Dec 15, 2004): 1129(21). Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 20 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC-Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T002&prodId=OVRC&docId=A126932024&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.

This article argues that Creationism should not be taught in public schools because it is too closely related and has its Biblical roots. It takes a look at the current situation on how creationism is being taught in public schools.

Deckman, Melissa. "Holy ABCs! The impact of religion on attitudes about education policies *.(Statistical Data Included)." Social Science Quarterly. 83. 2 (June 2002): 472(16). Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 20 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC-Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T002&prodId=OVRC&docId=A90164127&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.

The author of this article covers controversial education policies including creationism. She opposes the teaching of creationism because of it unconstitutional practice of religion.

Taylor, Stuart, Jr. "PRAYER AND CREATIONISM: MET WITH SUPREME HOSTILITY." National Journal. 32. 29 (July 15, 2000): 2275. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. INLAN - Gonzaga University Library. 20 Oct. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC-Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T002&prodId=OVRC&docId=A63986864&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=gonzagaufoley&version=1.0>.

This article briefly analyzes the Supreme Court trial about prayer and how creationism was brought up in it. It provides the Supreme Court's theory of when to use evolution, but the author highlights how inconsistent and vague the guidelines to use it. If creationism has its roots in religion and can be argued in a similar fasion like the debacle about prayer then it should not be allowed in public schools.