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Year of Science - Scientific Literacy

Coalition on the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS)

In seeking to promote scientific literacy and appreciation, this organization has planned monthly foci and activities via the Year of Science 2009 website.
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October
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Process and Nature of Science;
Communicating Science
Evolution
Physics and Technology
Energy Resources
Sustainability and the Environment
Oceans and Water
Astronomy
Weather and Climate
Biodiversity and Conservation
Geosciences and Planet Earth
Chemistry
Science and Health
 

Webliography

Attrition of public school mathematics and science teachers.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS94714

Examining competitiveness through science, technology, engineering and math: hearing before the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, hearing held in Pomona, CA, September 21, 2007.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS94647

Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Act of 2008 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 8, 2008.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS105728

Innovation in education through business and educational STEM partnerships : hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, hearing held in Washington, DC, July 22, 2008.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS108173

Higher education : science, technology, engineering, and mathematics trends and the role of federal programs : testimony before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives / statement of Cornelia M. Ashby.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS70716

Highlights from the TIMSS 1999 video study of eighth-grade science teaching.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS72300

Protecting America’s Competitive Edge Act (S. 2198) : helping K-12 students learn math and science better : hearing before the Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on examining S. 2198, to ensure the United States successfully competes in the 21st century global economy, focusing on efforts to improve math and science and technology education, March 1, 2006.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS71781

The role of education in global competitiveness : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on examining the role of education in global competitiveness, focusing on the knowledge of math and science, and the respective high school reform and national security language initiatives, February 9, 2006.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS73366
GOVPUBS. Y 4.L 11/4: S. HRG. 109-289

Challenges to American competitiveness in math and science : hearing before the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, May 19, 2005.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS66924
GOVPUBS. Y 4.ED 8/1:109-18

Math and science partnership program : strengthening America by advancing academic achievement in mathematics and science.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS71220

New formulas for America’s workforce : girls in science and engineering.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS76823

 

Bibliography

Making science curriculum matter : wisdom for the Reform road ahead/ Barbara Brauner Berns and Judith Opert Sandler, editors.
LB1585.3 .M357 2009

Integrating the national science education standards into classroom practice / Kenneth P. King.
QUAD. LB1585.3 .K56 2007

Productive learning : science, art, and Einstein’s relativity in educational reform / Stanisław D. Głazek, Seymour B. Sarason.
LB1060 .G557 2007

The knowledge deficit : closing the shocking education gap for American children / E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
LB1050 .H567 2006

Achieving scientific literacy : from purposes to practices / Rodger W. Bybee.
Q183.3.A1 B92 1997

Celebrating cultural diversity : science learning for all.
CURRLIB. 507 C392cc

Prologue to action : life sciences education and scientific literacy.
GOVPUBS. HE20.2:L62

The partnership for reading : bringing scientific evidence to learning / National Institute for Literacy, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, U.S. Department of Education.
GOVPUBS. Y 3.L 71:2 R 22/2

Science literacy for the twenty-first century / contributors include Stephen Jay Gould ... [et al.]. ; edited by Stephanie Pace Marshall, Judith A. Scheppler & Michael J. Palmisano ; epilogue by Leon Lederman.
Q183.3.A1 S3565 2002

Teaching secondary school science : strategies for developing scientific literacy / Leslie W. Trowbridge, Rodger W. Bybee, Janet Carlson Powell.
Q183.3.A1 T76 2000

Science, nonscience, and nonsense : approaching environmental literacy / Michael Zimmerman.
Q162 .Z48 1997

Transforming teaching in math and science : how schools and districts can support change / Adam Gamoran ... [et al.].
QA13 .T73 2003

Teaching tips : innovations in undergraduate science instruction / edited by Marvin Druger, Eleanor D. Siebert, and Linda W. Crow.
Q183.3.A1 T44 2004

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