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ERIC Number: ED273463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Aug-31
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
What Is Scientific Literacy? A Guidebook for High School Science Teachers. Opportunity Systems in Science and Technology Study Series, Volume I.
Guthrie, Larry F.
Designed to assist teachers in the improvement of science instruction at the secondary level, this first of a three part series of guidebooks from the Opportunity Systems in Science and Technology Study project focuses on the topic of scientific literacy. Ideas and materials for inservice workshops are provided under the categories of: (1) what is scientific literacy (defining and discussing the five components of scientific literacy); (2) fostering scientific literacy (suggesting instructional methods and pointers for effective use of scientific literacy components); (3) why is scientific literacy important (highlighting the benefits of using scientific literacy components); and (4) training notes (presenting materials that can be used in inservice workshops for high school science teachers). (ML)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
Note: For volumes II and III, see SE 046 924-925.