Author Archives: Robert Bevins

About Robert Bevins

I am a toxicologist/cell biologist, and am preparing a downloadable study guide for biology students, and in the past have taught at Georgetown College as both part time and full time faculty. The views expressed here are my own.

Word count and context

An examination of the Next Generation Science Standards by word count and context regarding claims of excessive focus on climate change. Robert Bevins, PhD (Kentuckians for Science Education) Corrections: Mr. Cothran has pointed out that he used a different document … Continue reading

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Remarks to AARS subcommittee on Next Generation Science Standards. Sept 11, 2013

(Apologies for taking so long getting this up) My name is Robert Bevins, president of Kentuckians for Science Education. I have a PhD in Toxicology from the University of Kentucky, and have taught college biology at Georgetown College. As an … Continue reading

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NGSS moves forward in Kentucky

Today, the KY Board of Education released a summary of comments and a response that no changes will be made to the NGSS. This basically means they feel the NGSS are ready for KY to adopt them as the KY … Continue reading

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KSE in the News

MSNBC and Huffington Post both had me on to comment on controversy over the Next Generation Science Standards. Well, really, I wouldn’t so much call it a controversy as a snippet of video that went viral on HuffPo, originally appearing … Continue reading

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Remarks to the Kentucky Board of Education, July 23

My name is Robert Bevins. I received my PhD in Toxicology from the University of Kentucky and am President of Kentuckians for Science Education. I am a scientist and educator, and feel that the adoption of the Next Generation Science … Continue reading

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Remarks to the Kentucky Board of Education on Next Generation Science Standards

My name is Robert Bevins, and I received my PhD in Toxicology from UK, and am President of Kentuckians for Science Education I come here to speak for the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards. I am an educator, … Continue reading

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Sources on evolution and climate change

If you want a quick way to check out claims regarding evolution or climate change, these two resources are very useful. Evolution: Talk Origins Climate Change: Skeptical Science

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