ERIC Number: ED116915
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Program on Public Conceptions of Science, Newsletter 13.
Shelanski, Vivien, Ed.
This newsletter deals with public conceptions of science. Included is a "Survey on Public Attitudes toward Science: Some Key Questions." This inventory, with topic areas, specific questions, and dates of surveys may be useful for research on changing patterns of public understanding of science. Other articles are: "An Annotated, Selected Checklist of Science Fiction Relevant to Science, Technology and Values," and "On the Traditional Morality of Science." Several bibliographies on science-related topics are included. Current events (meetings, programs, etc.) related to public conceptions of science are identified and discussed. (Editor/CP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Attitudes, Ethics, Newsletters, Science Education, Science Fiction, Scientific Literacy, Surveys
Program on Public Conceptions of Science, Harvard University, 358 Jefferson Physical Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 (free)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY.; National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Program on Public Conceptions of Science.