Science Literacy: Concepts, Contexts, and Consequences
by Catherine E. Snow, Kenne A. Dibner
Publisher: National Academies Press 2016
Number of pages: 166
The book studies the role of science literacy in public support of science. This report synthesizes the available research literature on science literacy, makes recommendations on the need to improve the understanding of science and scientific research in the United States, and considers the relationship between scientific literacy and support for and use of science and research.
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