Science Literacy For All: An Achievable Goal?

George D. Nelson

“What the future holds in store for individual human beings, the nation, and the world depends largely on the wisdom with which humans use science and technology. And that, in turn, depends on the character, distribution, and effectiveness of the education that people receive.”—Science for All Americans, AAAS, 1989.

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Science Literacy For All: An Achievable Goal?

George D. Nelson

“What the future holds in store for individual human beings, the nation, and the world depends largely on the wisdom with which humans use science and technology. And that, in turn, depends on the character, distribution, and effectiveness of the education that people receive.”—Science for All Americans, AAAS, 1989.

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Publish Date: 01 September 1998


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