Who's Getting It Right and Who's Getting It Wrong in the Debate About Science Literacy?
This brings to light an interesting debate between those who believe that a lack of scientific literacy is the reason why scientific endeavors are often met with disapproval and misunderstanding and those who believe that a lack of public involvement and engagement in scientific issues and the use of resulting technology is the cause.
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Date Added to MERLOT: March 18, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 16, 2009
Submitter: Kendra Weeks
Keywords: debate, scientific, literacy, public, engagement
Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Discussion for Who's Getting It Right and Who's Getting It Wrong in the Debate About Science Literacy?
5 years ago
CINTHIA ARRIAGA-HAGOPIAN (Teacher (K-12))
This source offers a public perspective to science literacy. It has some very interesting insight.