Science, American style, from Valerie Strauss in the Washington Post:
The following fourth grade science quiz for a unit called “Dinosaurs: Genesis and the Gospel” has been making the rounds on Facebook and elsewhere on the Internet, and it turns out it is real. The quiz was given at a private religious school [Blue Ridge Christian Academy] in South Carolina.
Here’s one question and correct answer:
Q) The next time someone says the earth is billions (or millions) of years old, what can you say?
A) were you there
There are religious schools around the country that teach this, including some that take students who have publicly funded vouchers. Some of these schools take students on field trips to the Creation Museum in Kentucky, which has exhibits and shows that promote creationist theory.
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