3 May 2019

Video Worksheet for Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

1. What was the 2005 Dover court case about?

2. What is intelligent design (ID), and how does it differ from Darwin’s theory of evolution by means of natural selection?

3. Why is ID considered not to be science by the scientific community?

4. Is there a difference between ID and creationism?

5. Why are scientists opposed to “equal time” for creationism/ID in science classes?

6. What evidence is put forward during the trial to support evolution and counter ID?

7. What evidence is put forward in support of ID? Does it hold up to scientific scrutiny?

8. What is ID’s notion of “irreducible complexity” and how is it refuted by evolutionary biologists?

9. Do you agree or disagree with the Judge’s decision in this case? Why?

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