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Science And Engineering Indicators '98 Survey Shows Americans' Interest In Science Grows

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July 6, 1998
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Americans say they are more interested and more aware than ever about scientific discoveries, inventions and new technologies. However, they still score low on actual understanding of basic scientific terms and concepts, such as the definition of molecules and DNA, and how frequently the earth revolves around the sun.

But Actual Understanding Of Scientific Terms And Concepts Still Lags


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National Science Foundation. "Science And Engineering Indicators '98 Survey Shows Americans' Interest In Science Grows." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 July 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/07/980706080108.htm>.
National Science Foundation. (1998, July 6). Science And Engineering Indicators '98 Survey Shows Americans' Interest In Science Grows. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/07/980706080108.htm
National Science Foundation. "Science And Engineering Indicators '98 Survey Shows Americans' Interest In Science Grows." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/07/980706080108.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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