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News Release

14 October 2005
GSA Release No. 05-41

Contact: Christa Stratton
+1-303-357-1093

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Antievolutionism Addressed by Top Geoscientists and Educators

Two sessions, encompassing 24 separate presentations, and a panel discussion on the topic of antievolutionism are part of the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Salt Lake City next week. The session titles, times, and locations are listed below. They are followed by a tip sheet in which selected presentations are grouped into areas of potential special interest to journalists.

  • Speaking Out for Evolution: Rationale and Resources for Supporting the Teaching of Evolution
    Sunday, 16 October, 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MDT, Salt Palace Convention Center, Ballroom A/C
    View abstracts: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2005AM/finalprogram/session_16049.htm
  • Is It Science? Strategies for Addressing Creationism in the Classroom and the Community
    Monday, 17 October, 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MDT, Salt Palace Convention Center, Ballroom J
    View abstracts: http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2005AM/finalprogram/session_16171.htm
  • Hot Topics Panel: Kansas, Intelligent Design, and the National Attack on Science
    Wednesday, 19 October, 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. MDT, Salt Palace Convention Center, Room 250 A/B

ANTIEVOLUTIONISM: POLITICS AND HISTORY

ANTIEVOLUTIONISM: CLASSROOMS AND LIVING ROOMS

ANTIEVOLUTION: THEORY BEHIND THE THEORIES

Additional resource:
  • GSA Release 05-40,
    Geoscientists and Educators Take on Antievolutionists, dated 14 October 2005

CONTACT INFORMATION

During the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 16-19 October, contact Ann Cairns at the onsite Newsroom, Salt Palace Convention Center, for assistance and to arrange for interviews: +1-801-534-4770.

Contact information for individual speakers can be found on their abstracts online.

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