True or false?
- It was illegal to teach evolution in Tennessee classrooms at the time of the 1925 Scopes trial.
- John Scopes was a biology teacher who courageously taught evolution to his students and was then put in jail.
- The scientific evidence for evolution presented during the trial (and in its transcript) still stands today.
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Dr. David Menton
Dr. David Menton earned a Ph.D. in cell biology from Brown University. He served as a biomedical research technician at Mayo Clinic and then as an associate professor of anatomy at Washington University School of Medicine (St Louis). For almost two decades he has been profiled in American Men and Women of Science—A Biographical Directory of Today’s Leaders in Physical, Biological and Related Sciences
. Dr. Menton has lectured throughout the United States and Canada on the creation-evolution controversy.