science literacy

A general term for the awareness a person or the public has of basic scientific facts, concepts, and theories

science literacy

A general term for the awareness a person or the public has of basic scientific facts, concepts, and theories
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In cooperation with local partners to promote science literacy and facilitates awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues through the medium of film and television content.
BASF is committed to fostering science literacy, said Robin Rotenberg, Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for North America at BASF Corporation.
Sheila Banks, instructional coach and school support specialist for Jefferson Parish in Louisiana, summarized three ways that NGSS could support scientific literacy in her article, "What Does Science Literacy Mean in the Age of NGSS?
Thus, there exists a positive correlation between quality of life and the level of science literacy among the citizens.
They commended the ECOSF IBSE programme for capacity building on delivering quality science education based on the concept of "inquiry" or critical thinking which is vital in training the minds for understanding the world, through improving science literacy leading to sustainable development.
International contributors in teaching, counselor education, rehabilitation counseling, educational leadership, computer applications, and science literacy offer an overview of the development and uses of wearable technologies in business and education.
COMMON NEXT GENERATION CORE STATE SCIENCE SUBJECT STANDARDS STANDARDS * Science Literacy * RI.
According to a research paper from the University of Tartu, Estonia, in 2008, titled "The Meaning of Science Literacy", the authors presented different definitions of science literacy since the concept was first introduced decades ago.
The course, which aims to improve math and science literacy among young people and build their interest in engineering, is now being taught by more than 500 teachers across 39 states, with the potential to reach nearly 22,000 students.
The three-year global assessment examines the performance of 15-year-old students in key skill areas such as Reading, Mathematics and Science Literacy.
The American public and scientists do agree that US education in science, technology, engineering, and math needs improvements, and Dimick concludes, "Improved science literacy could increase the number of Americans who think action on climate change is necessary.
Weaver is passionate about promoting climate science literacy and mentors undergraduate and graduate students through NOAA's Student Career Experience Program.

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