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Science Literacy

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It describes scientific literacy and how it is important. This article also touches on the importance of scientific literacy in the classroom and how the American education system is lacking that.
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Date Added to MERLOT: March 25, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 09, 2015


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Whitney Menefee
6 years ago

Whitney Menefee (Student)

Site is great at answering why one should be scientifically literate. Gives good examples and explanations.

Avatar for Christina Moore
6 years ago

Christina Moore (Teacher (K-12))

Great reference tool to expand the study of biology and to advance scientific knowledge.
Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes