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Science Literacy: Concepts, Contexts, and Consequences

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Science Literacy: Concepts, Contexts, and Consequences
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309447569
ISBN-13: 9780309447560
Number of pages: 166

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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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