ERIC Number: ED465552
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
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True Scientific Literacy for All Students. Teacher Feature.
Brekke, Stewart E.
Teachers.Net Gazette, v3 n6 Jun 2002
Scientific literacy is far more than knowing a list of terms and definitions. Scientific literacy is the ability to do processes related to a specific scientific field and knowing, at minimum, basic problem solving. This paper discusses what students need to know in the different science and mathematics fields and describes the teacher's role in this process. (MVL)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Elementary Secondary Education, Physics, Problem Solving, Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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