Q: How much overlap is there across science disciplines?

Robertson, Bill
February 2007
Science & Children;Feb2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p54
Academic Journal
Question & Answer
The article provides answers to the question of how much overlap there is across science disciplines. It is explained that many science curriculum programs stress how such disciplines are integrated and have common concepts and themes, in which the different disciplines can have a lot in common. However, there are many specializations in science, so much so that scientists in the same general discipline are not familiar with work that other scientists in their field are doing. Thus, despite all the compartmentalization in science, the different science disciplines have more in common than they have differences.


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