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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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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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New site under construction

We are in the process of building a new website for KSE. We will be providing links to important science and education articles, regular columns, speaker lists and most importantly, classroom resources. Send a note to ky4sci at outlook dot com to … Continue reading

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