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ERIC Number: EJ652760
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
What Sort of Science Education Do We Really Need?
Duggan, Sandra; Gott, Richard
International Journal of Science Education, v24 n7 p661-79 Jul 2002
Explores the role of science for employees in science-based industries and members of the public interacting with science in their everyday lives. Suggests that procedural understanding is essential in higher levels of industry and in interacting effectively with everyday issues while conceptual understanding is so specific that it is acquired in a need-to-know way. (Contains 31 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom