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ERIC Number: EJ562511
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Who Is Scientifically Literate, Anyway?
Hinman, Richard L.
Phi Delta Kappan, v79 n7 p540-42,544 Mar 1998
Recently, the National Academy of Sciences promulgated national standards for science education and defined scientific literacy. Literates should be able to describe, explain, and predict natural phenomena; understand popular-press articles on science; and evaluate the quality of scientific information, based on source and method. A fictional panel discusses aspartame developments to test this definition. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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