Please join us for the Northern California...

Kickoff Event

September 6, 2001
5 to 9 pm

NEW LOCATION: Asian Art Museum
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

The FREE event includes:

  • Previews of a new ground-breaking public television series produced by WGBH television entitled Evolution airing September 24-27
  • A look at resources available for the teaching of evolution
  • A town meeting to discuss:
    —Why teach evolution?
    —Why is evolution considered controversial?
    —How does this affect the classroom?
  • An informal reception
  • The opportunity to take home some terrific prizes!

Program Details (stay tuned for more):

5:00 pm Welcoming remarks
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. A sneak preview of the upcoming WGBH series, Evolution.
6:15 p.m.

A short panel presentation followed by a town meeting to discuss the importance of teaching evolution and the challenges we may face in the classroom.

Panel Members:

  • Eugenie Scott, Executive Director, National Center for Science Education
  • Al Janulaw, Past President of the California Science Teachers Association and teacher of 32 years
  • Carmelo Sgarlato, Curriculum Supervisor, San Francisco Unified School District
  • Carol Tang, Senior Science Educator, California Academy of Sciences
  • Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D., Associate Program Director, Science and Religion Course Program, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Berkeley


To register for the FREE event and become eligible for the terrific prizes, visit

Directions and Information:


For more information, contact:
—Judy Scotchmoor,, 510.642.4877
—Carol Tang,, 415.750.7447

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