TITLE

Science in Politics

AUTHOR(S)
Vondracek, Mark
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Nov2008, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the political aspects of teaching science. The article mentions science teachers, political issues, and educational material. The article mentions different scientific topics that have political issues associated with them, including air and water quality, energy, and climate change.
ACCESSION #
35272544

 

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