ERIC Number: ED406138
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Science and Technology Pocket Data Book.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.
This pocket guide contains a collection of graphed data, available in 1994, on science and technology funding patterns within the United States, public attitudes toward science and technology, and international trends in science and technology. Sections contain: (1) national research and development (R&D) funding patterns; (2) academic R&D patterns by sector, source of funds, and field; (3) R&D in U.S. Industry by source of funds, performance by character of work, and share of industrial funding by source and industry; (4) education of scientists and engineers by number of bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees awarded; full-time graduate students in all institutions by source and type of major support; and foreign citizen representation in U.S. science and engineering graduate education; (5) working scientists and engineers by field of degree, sector, and percentage total, women, and minorities by sector; (6) public attitudes toward science and technology for impact on quality of life issues and expected results, and preferences for government spending; and (7) international science and technology trends for comparisons of economic growth and national expenditures, and other measures. Lists 52 relevant science resource publications. (LZ)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.