In Some Areas Of The United States Controversy Surrounds The Teaching Of Evoluti

In some areas of the United States controversy surrounds the teaching of evolutionary theory in public schools.  Some groups contend that alternative, often non-scientific explanations (like creationism), should be taught in the science classroom with equal emphasis as evolutionary theory.  Most scientific organizations hold that these explanations can be a part of other classes, but as they are not science, should not be taught in a science classroom.  School boards are often subject to extreme pressure in making decisions about what should be included in the biology curriculum.

Imagine that you are part of a group that represents a school board that must vote on this issue — 

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