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ERIC Number: EJ607238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-8733
The False Crisis in Science Education.
Gibbs, W. Wayt; Fox, Douglas
Scientific American, v281 n4 p86-93 Oct 1999
Explains the reasons for low U.S. score results on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and compares them with students from other nations. Swedish high schools scored highest on the science test, which is attributed to their curriculum. Suggests that the majority of students are taught science that is irrelevant for their lives. (YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study