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ERIC Number: EJ434918
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
A Sampling of Basic Life Science Literacy in a College Population.
Lord, Thomas R.; Rauscher, Clint
American Biology Teacher, v53 n7 p419-24 Oct 1991
Results of a basic life science literacy survey of 300 undergraduates with both science and nonscience interests found that many do not know elementary facts and that women outscored men on 6 of the 12 questions. The study shows that scientific literacy remains a serious problem in the United States. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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