Of Dinosaurs and Men

Aren’t these questions a bit too easy for 4th grade level?

Shouldn’t a 4th-grader have better handwriting?

Shouldn’t a 4th-grader have better punctuation?

Shouldn’t a 4th-grader have better spelling?

Unfortunately, this is NOT a hoax.

My 10yo (Grade 5) looked at this and said, ‘This isn’t science; it’s pseudo-science.  It doesn’t belong in a science class.  I can see them using it in Sunday School, but not science.’

“Were you there?” is the question Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis teaches young people to ask whenever they hear anyone use the words ‘millions/billions of years (ago)’.  It is the epitome of rudeness.

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Posted on Monday, May 6th, 2013, in Answers in Genesis, Bizarre, Creation vs Evolution, Education, Evolution, FAIL!, Fundamentalism, Young Earth Creationism. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. “Shouldn’t a 4th-grader have better handwriting?

    Shouldn’t a 4th-grader have better punctuation?

    Shouldn’t a 4th-grader have better spelling?”

    In other words, the take-home message is, “teaching creation leaves students with low standards”.

    Now, I don’t have kids, so I can’t comment from experience whether these are legitimate questions. Yet the source, a critic of creationism, says that the school is “a great school for Reading, Writing and Math”, and adds that his daughter “is ahead of most of her peers, and is also taking Latin there.” Perhaps the take-home message is not a fair one??

    “My 10yo (Grade 5) looked at this and said, ‘This isn’t science; it’s pseudo-science. It doesn’t belong in a science class.” and the source said “I have since taught my daughter differently … that teachers are people too and can be factually wrong”

    And of course the same applies to parents. They are people too and can be factually wrong, and can teach their children things that are factually wrong.

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