Rethinking Scientific Literacy

Rethinking Scientific Literacy

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Rethinking Scientific Literacy presents a new perspective on science learning as a tool for improving communities. By focusing on case studies inside and outside of the classroom, the authors illuminate the relevance of science in students' everyday lives, offering a new vision of scientific literacy that is inextricably linked with social responsibility and community development. The goal if not tote memorization of facts and theories, but a broader competency in scientific thinking and the ability to generate positive change.As part of our explorations, I wanted to help the children make recycled paper. In addition to learning about the process of recycling, it was near the winter holidays , and I wanted the children to have their own paper to make cards and gifts toanbsp;...

Title:Rethinking Scientific Literacy
Author:Wolff-Michael Roth, Angela Calabrese Barton
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-05-01


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