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ERIC Number: EJ447787
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0006-3568
Biological Literacy in a College Biology Classroom.
Demastes, Sherry; Wandersee, James H.
Bioscience, v42 n1 p63-65 Jan 1992
Examines the proposed definition of biological literacy as the understanding of a small number of pervasive biological principles appropriate to making informed personal and societal decisions. Utilizes the content of a major daily newspaper to adjust biology instruction to focus on this notion of biological literacy. Discusses benefits and weaknesses of such modified instruction. (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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