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ERIC Number: EJ628929
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1881
National Curriculum: Compulsory School Science--Is It Improving Scientific Literacy?
Murphy, Colette; Beggs, Jim; Hickey, Ivor; O'Meara, Jim; Sweeney, John
Educational Research, v43 n2 p189-99 Sum 2001
British students who had compulsory science in the National Curriculum from ages 11-16 (n=115) had significantly higher scores on a science test than those for whom secondary science had been optional (n=30). Almost all had very low scores on questions related to the circulatory system and sound and light, regardless of their science background. (Contains 23 references.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom