Location

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Start Date

16-4-2011 2:00 PM

End Date

16-4-2011 3:30 PM

Description

Evolution being the creation of life through a scientific method and ID being the creation of life through a religious point of view. The overall proposing question to be discussed throughout this project is whether or not ID should be taught in schools alongside Evolution within science classes. The first phase of this project involves research of the positive teachings of ID within the school system and how it can be beneficial to students. The second part of this project involves the negative aspects of educating students the proposed theory of ID. The final phase revolves around the favored conclusion to educate students of both teachings, Evolution and ID, within the education system.

Keywords

Creationism – Study and teaching; Education – Political aspects; Evolution—Study and teaching; Intelligent design (Teleology) – Study and teaching; Science – Curricula; Science – Political aspects

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | Education Policy | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion | Science and Mathematics Education

Language

English

 
Apr 16th, 2:00 PM Apr 16th, 3:30 PM

Should intelligent design be taught alongside evolution in public schools?

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Evolution being the creation of life through a scientific method and ID being the creation of life through a religious point of view. The overall proposing question to be discussed throughout this project is whether or not ID should be taught in schools alongside Evolution within science classes. The first phase of this project involves research of the positive teachings of ID within the school system and how it can be beneficial to students. The second part of this project involves the negative aspects of educating students the proposed theory of ID. The final phase revolves around the favored conclusion to educate students of both teachings, Evolution and ID, within the education system.