Title

Science in the newspaper: A strategy for developing scientific literacy

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Australian Science Teachers Association

Faculty

Faculty of Education and Arts

School

School of Education/ Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies

RAS ID

9241

Comments

Murcia, K. (2005). Science in the newspaper: A strategy for developing scientific literacy. Teaching Science, 51(1), 40.

Abstract

When we read the newspaper we can see how our world is increasingly shaped and directed by science. Science news reports, numerous and wide-ranging are an index of this influence. This article outlines a framework for making use of the diversity of newspaper accounts to build scientific literacy.

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