Science in Society

Metz, Steve
October 2009
Science Teacher;Oct2009, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p6
Academic Journal
The author explains why students must learn science. He cites the role of science education in preparing students for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Studying science also enables students to understand scientific articles in newspapers, develop critical thinking, and make informed decision concerning public policy. He also stresses the important implications of knowing science for human society and the future of the country and the planet.


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