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Science Fair: Now With 90% Less Science!
2006.02.23 (Thu) 14:36
PZ Myers has a post up regarding the Twin Cities Creation Science Association's Annual Science Fair. PZ's got some very smart observations of his own, and presents some of the material from the science fair rules, along with his own comments. Some of this stuff is hysterical, like:
12. Trilobites prove Noah's flood because they are curled up or not?
Um, wait. We can't tell if this is asking "Do trilobites prove Noah's flood because they are curled up or do trilobites prove Noah's flood because they are not curled up?" or if it's asking "Do trilobites prove Noah's flood because they are curled up or do trilobites not prove Noah's flood because they are curled up?" We have a pretty good guess as to which one they're getting at, though. Then there's a great representative of the keen spelling skills of the Christian home-schooled:
92. Why do some animals lay eggs and others bare babies alive? Why did God do it this way?
As Theo Bromine pointed out on the Pharyngula thread, this seems to imply that some animals produce fully clothed offspring. If you don't get it, read it again. If you still don't get it, learn to differentiate between homonyms. (If you don't know what a homonym is, just leave. Now. Seriously, go away.)
There's also our personal favorite:
95. Are humans mammals? We thought they were made in God's image and not related to animals.
Remember, folks, these are supposed to be suggestions for science fair projects. Nothing like feeding the kids your predetermined conclusion before they've even conducted any research or experiment. But hey, that's what Creation Science is all about, right?
You can also check out a bunch of pictures snapped at the science fair. Personally, we were a little confused by this one:
Er...maybe we're just not "with it" when it comes to Creation Science. But what exactly does a dildo have to do with a kids' science fair project? Of course, in our defense, it sure looks like these kids are wondering exactly the same thing.
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