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ERIC Number: EJ649514
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
Television Programming and Advertisements: Help or Hindrance to Effective Science Education?
McSharry, Gabrielle; Jones, Sam
International Journal of Science Education, v24 n5 p487-97 May 2002
Investigates the amount of science portrayed by terrestrial television in the United Kingdom and the public comprehension of that science as shown on television. Concludes that the lack of comprehension of the scientific basis of many advertisements is indicative of the lack of relevance of science education to people in modern society. (Author/LM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom