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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (9): 638–640.
Published: 02 December 2020
... , K. ( 2009 ). Science in the news: an evaluation of students’ scientific literacy . Teaching Science , 55 ( 3 ), 40 – 45 . Norris , S.P. , Phillips , L.M. & Korpan , C.A. ( 2003 ). University students’ interpretation of media reports of science and its relationship...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 585–588.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Seminar research talk research articles scientific...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2019
... all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Writing peer evaluation scientific literacy cell biology socioscientific issue cancer...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 317–325.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Caitlin K. Kirby; Arietta Fleming-Davies; Peter J. T. White Creating and interpreting visual displays of data is an important component of quantitative and scientific literacy. We examined a figure-analysis activity called “Figure of the Day” (FotD) and its impact on undergraduate biology students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (6): 423–428.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Susan J. Rehorek; Nicole J. Dafoe Scientific literacy is a complex topic that is often cited, but rarely fully defined. Teaching scientific literacy often focuses solely on scientific reading and writing. However, to be scientifically literate, one must also be able to distinguish between credible...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (6): 446–450.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Susan J. Rehorek; Mark A. Shotwell Science education as it is taught in the twenty-first century primarily focuses on scientific literacy, specifically on the process of science and how it can be applied. Most process-driven pedagogical tools are based on hypothesis-driven science, in which...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 644–650.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Scientific literacy reading across the curriculum fiction literature biology creativity At its most fundamental level, scientific literacy does not begin with the understanding of science; it begins with literacy ( Norris & Phillips, 2003 ). Recent reports show the average literacy level...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 370–375.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Wendy R. Johnson The National Research Council's Framework for K–12 Science Education and the resulting Next Generation Science Standards call for engaging students in the practices of science to develop scientific literacy. While these documents make the connections between scientific knowledge...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (1): 34–41.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Stephanie R. Medina; Evan Ortlieb; Sandra Metoyer Science content knowledge is a concern for educators in the United States because performance has stagnated for the past decade. Investigators designed this study to determine the current levels of scientific literacy among undergraduate students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 170–175.
Published: 01 March 2013
... developed and tested with various student groups over several years. With effective instructor guidance (through prompts and in-class discussion), students demonstrated greater scientific literacy after participating in writing activities about engaging socio-scientific issues. We believe that WTL...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (6): 410–412.
Published: 01 August 2012
... & Curran, 2008 ). However, in addition to strictly teaching content, my intention was to increase students’ functional scientific literacy by enabling them to make the connection between science and society and promote informed decision-making skills. Thus, the Hot Seat activity was created as part...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (6): 374–379.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Peggy Brickman; Cara Gormally; Greg Francom; Sarah E. Jardeleza; Virginia G.W. Schutte; Carly Jordan; Lisa Kanizay Students must learn content knowledge and develop scientific literacy skills to evaluate and use scientific information in real-world situations. Recognizing the accessibility...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (9): 573–577.
Published: 01 November 2010
... more rewarding. 2 e-mail: ayang@saic.edu © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 Zines scientific literacy graphic narrative active learning It isn't an exaggeration to say that most of the crucial and contentious scientific issues of today, ranging from new...