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ERIC Number: EJ661878
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
Western Australian School Students' Understanding of Biotechnology.
Dawson, Vaille; Schibeci, Renato
International Journal of Science Education, v25 n1 p57-69 Jan 2003
Surveys (n=1116) 15-year-old students from 11 Western Australian schools to determine their understanding of and attitude towards recent advances in modern biotechnology. Discusses reasons for students' over-estimation of the use of biotechnology in society. Provides a rationale for the inclusion of biotechnology, a cutting edge science, in the school science curriculum. (Author/KHR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia