ERIC Number: EJ430436
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Educators Must Accept the Difference between "Doing" and "Using" Science.
Hazen, Robert M.; Trefil, James
Scientist, v5 n6 p11,13 Mar 18 1991
A definition of scientific literacy is proposed based on a person's ability to "use" science, not "do" science. Reasons why it is important to be scientifically literate are included. The kinds of knowledge educational institutions are equipped to impart and the kind of knowledge the citizen needs are discussed. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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