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Science for All Americans by F. James Rutherford, Andrew Ahlgren

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Science for All Americans
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0195067711
ISBN-13: 9780195067712
Number of pages: 272

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This book is about science literacy. 'Science for All Americans' consists of a set of recommendations on what understandings and ways of thinking are essential for all citizens in a world shaped by science and technology ...

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