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To: mdmathis6; balrog666
You missed a word:

"So nothing should be discussed in science but just science according to you?..."

No, nothing should be discussed in science class but just science...

Sort of like doing math in math class and not bringing up the weather, doing Shakespeare in Shakespeare class and not discussing the geology of the Grand Canyon.

Not music, not current events, not local car repair shops, not philospophy...

What's your problem with this?

298 posted on 12/04/2005 6:18:08 AM PST by From many - one.
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To: From many - one.; PatrickHenry

No wonder American children don't do well with science, even leaving religion out of it, if science teachers can't find away to show the students something of the history, applications, and moral influences in a positive manner, then America will continue to fall behind in its edge in science.
Most humans don't compartmentalize...what they learn in English may help them in math and vice versa. An understanding of history and philosophy may help a student with his geometry(when I understood what Pythagoras was trying to do with mathematics, ie. get closer to the gods, I began to understand the reasoning behind mathematican and geometric PROOFS).

Science has a bigger problem in this country, then some proposal to allow a little creationism into biology class...the entire issue regarding its teaching across all the realms of science(chemistry,physics, ect) needs to be re-examined.

Most of it of course, especially in public schools, has to do with NEA inteference with attempts to upgrade the quality and education of new teachers. I think you have more to fear from leftist politics and unions stifling the education of students then you would from a school board here or there allowing a little religious discussion into a biology class. It seems that the politics of sexual identity gets more funding in the public schools then a lot of science classes.

I think some of you science teachers and workers in the field need to step back and take an overall look at the public school systems and see just who the real enemies of science education are. What the religious folk may be proposing pales in destructiveness to what the liberal progressives and their PC, EMOTION AND GUILT LADEN proposals are doing to our schools.

Just who are the real enemies of science anyway? Step back from compartmentalized views of science and take a very good look.

305 posted on 12/04/2005 6:53:33 AM PST by mdmathis6 (Proof against evolution:"Man is the only creature that blushes, or needs to" M.Twain)
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