On this edition of Your Call's One Planet Series, we'll discuss climate science education for K-12 students. Last Spring, teachers across the country received a package from the libertarian Heartland Institute called 'Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming.'
In a number of states, Republicans are trying to weaken science standards, but teachers are fighting back against disinformation campaigns. Idaho recently voted to adopt standards that include teachings on human caused climate change. What’s happening in other states?
Ann Reid, executive director of the National Center for Science Education
Belinda Jacobs, science teacher at Cedar Ridge High School in Round Rock, Texas, and president of The National Earth Science Teachers Association
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