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The Two Taboos that are Ruining Science Education

Most research on the scientific literacy of the American public show a population that is deeply ignorant of even some of the most rudimentary scientific facts. 26 % of the public thinks the sun revolves around the earth, 51% doubt the earth is 14 billion years old, 42% don’t believe in evolution, and 22 % reject the science of climate …