[caption id="attachment_121786" align="alignleft" width="150"] So far, the new science guidelines have largely escaped criticism from skeptics of climate science—but that could change.[/caption]

New national science standards that make the teaching of global warming part of the public school curriculum are slated to be released this month, potentially ending an era in which climate skepticism has been allowed to seep into the nation's classrooms.

The Next Generation Science Standards were developed by the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the nonprofit Achieve, and...

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