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Rhoton, Jack – School Science and Mathematics, 1990
Investigated was the nature of science-technology-society (STS) education as perceived by science teachers. Reports that teachers indicated weaknesses of current STS education and wanted more workshops and curriculum materials. Provides recommendations to educational practitioners based on the findings. (YP)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Opinions, Science and Society, Science Curriculum
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Kuhn, G. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2008
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) was tasked with identifying the key science concepts for science literacy in K-12 students in America (AAAS, 1990, 1993). The AAAS Atlas of Science Literacy (2001) has organized roughly half of these science concepts or benchmarks into fifty flow charts. Each flow chart or strand map…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Maps, Flow Charts, Scientific Literacy
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Hamilton, Michael S. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Describes research conducted on the organization of information from many disciplines to teach social issues raised by nuclear technology. States that the social sciences provided the organizational base for most courses examined, courses emphasized moral responsibility and political choice, and syllabi emphasized technological, strategic, and…
Descriptors: College Science, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Global Approach, Higher Education