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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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.
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a science-based company, Bayer recognizes its responsibility to help improve science educaton and promote science literacy across the country.
PISA is an international assessment that focuses on 15-year-olds performance in reading literacy, mathematics literacy, and science literacy every three years.
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 goal was to increase the number of eligible aerospace and defense employees and work in partnership with other communities to increase the math and science literacy of the next generation of workers.
After their flight opportunities, ambassadors will take what they learn back to their classrooms and into their communities to promote science literacy.
Sixty-eight further contributions address science education at the K-12 and college levels, multicultural outreach, science literacy trends, and the role of science in building both quantitative and verbal academic skills.
Our wonderful schools join us for programs that promote physical fitness, science literacy, and numeracy.
As the executive director of the Alberta Science Literacy Association--an Alberta non-profit organization committed to providing free science outreach to schools throughout our province--I can attest to the value of science outreach programs and the difference they can make to students' future academic and career choices.
The teacher's study addressed here focused on science curriculum literacies, exploring DBR methodology to develop an experiment aimed at determining whether a targeted intervention would improve science literacy outcomes for the learners in her class.
Authored by UC ANR academics, these publications address one or more of the three priorities of the HFC strategic initiative: healthy living for obesity prevention, youth science literacy, and positive youth development.
Participants also discussed the poor quality of science news in the region and recommended measures to improve overall science literacy and encourage better and more honest coverage of science news in each country's national press.

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