Dating for educators and scientists
For others, all we are doing is getting a relative age, using things like the formation of craters and other features on a surface.
Would you like to make edible prehistoric critters?
(from ICR's homepage for RATE) / For an overview of RATE you can read descriptions, by young-earth creationists, of Thousands not Billions (conference), Thousands not Billions (Radioisotope Age Dating Set, with popular-level book, study guide, two DVDs), Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (technical-level book), and a free presentation (video or powerpoint).
We have rocks from the Moon (brought back), meteorites, and rocks that we know came from Mars.
A bipartisan coalition of 27 governors has joined the effort, saying they see teaching coding and programming as a way to draw middle-class jobs to their states, and dozens of school system superintendents and nonprofit leaders say they see computer science courses as essential for giving children the skills they’ll need to be successful in the modern economy.
“Our schools should give all students the opportunity to understand how this technology works, to learn how to be creators, coders, and makers — not just consumers,” they wrote Tuesday in an open letter to lawmakers.
“Instead, what is increasingly a basic skill is only available to the lucky few, leaving most students behind, particularly students of color and girls.” An estimated 500,000 unfilled U. jobs require some level of computer-science understanding, yet three-quarters of the nation’s public schools do not offer any computer science courses, often sending companies turning to foreign workers for specialized skills.
The federal government isn’t doing much to help: Virtually no federal funding is dedicated to enhancing computer science offerings in K-12 schools.
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