1 hr 21 min

#8: How do we safeguard science in American schools? Important, Not Important

    • Science & Medicine

In Episode 8, Quinn and Brian ask: How do we safeguard science in American schools?

Here to answer: Don Duggan-Haas, a lifetime advocate for science education standards (he literally wrote the textbook, and yes, this is the correct use of “literally”), as well as Therese Etoka and Jai Bansal, two immigrant high school students who fought to keep climate change science a part of the Boise, Idaho public school curriculum.

Together, we form a game plan to ensure every American student gets a comprehensive science education. 

Also: Black Panther, Shuri (swoon), the Justice League, James T. Kirk, thoughts on Parkland, and more.



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Don Duggan-Haas on Twitter
Therese Etoka on Twitter
Jai Bansal on Twitter
Donate to send the Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change to every public school science teacher
The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change (online)
The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change (print)
So You Want to Talk About Race
A People’s History of the United States
Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes
Quinn Emmett on Twitter
Brian Colbert Kennedy on Twitter
Intro/outro by Tim Blane
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In Episode 8, Quinn and Brian ask: How do we safeguard science in American schools?

Here to answer: Don Duggan-Haas, a lifetime advocate for science education standards (he literally wrote the textbook, and yes, this is the correct use of “literally”), as well as Therese Etoka and Jai Bansal, two immigrant high school students who fought to keep climate change science a part of the Boise, Idaho public school curriculum.

Together, we form a game plan to ensure every American student gets a comprehensive science education. 

Also: Black Panther, Shuri (swoon), the Justice League, James T. Kirk, thoughts on Parkland, and more.



Want to send us feedback? Tweet us, email us, or leave us a voice message!



Links:


Don Duggan-Haas on Twitter
Therese Etoka on Twitter
Jai Bansal on Twitter
Donate to send the Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change to every public school science teacher
The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change (online)
The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change (print)
So You Want to Talk About Race
A People’s History of the United States
Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes
Quinn Emmett on Twitter
Brian Colbert Kennedy on Twitter
Intro/outro by Tim Blane
Subscribe to our newsletter at ImportantNotImportant.com!
Like and share us on Facebook!
Check us on Instagram!
Follow us on Twitter!
Pin us on Pinterest!
Tumble us or whatever the hell you do on Tumblr!
Ok that’s enough good lord

 


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1 hr 21 min

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