Learning about Climate Change: Conventional Teaching is not up to the Challenge – by Stan Kozak

Climate change is a challenge for the entire world, and it may present formal education with its greatest challenge. How do teachers teach about a long-term problem that is evolving rapidly and changing the environment in real time? Continue reading

Canadians are confused about science vs. opinion, poll suggests – CBC News

A protester holds a sign reading “Ban GMO” (genetically modified organism) in the “March Against Monsanto” in Toronto in 2014. In a new poll, 52 per cent of Canadian respondents agreed that ‘genetically modified organisms are bad for your health,’ contrary to scientific consensus. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

Are scientific findings a matter of opinion? Forty-three per cent of Canadians agree that they are, suggests a new poll. Continue reading