Science Fairs for Science Literacy
Article first published online: 11 MAR 2014
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 95, Issue 10, pages 89–90, 11 March 2014
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Scientific discovery, technological revolutions, and complex global challenges are commonplace in the modern era. People are bombarded with news about climate change, pandemics, and genetically modified organisms, and scientific literacy has never been more important than in the present day. Yet only 29% of American adults have sufficient understanding to be able to read science stories reported in the popular press [Miller, 2010], and American students consistently rank below other nations in math and science [National Center for Education Statistics, 2012].