Science Literacy For The 21st Century

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Judith A. Scheppler, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Michael J. Palmisano, The Ball Foundation

Abstract

Presents a collection of essays by prominent scientists, scholars, and educators on ways to transform science education in the United States and promote a more literate society. Edited by Marshall, Palmisano and Scheppler of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, this remarkable collection of forward-looking essays are written by such distinguished scientists and science educators as Stephen J. Gould, Howard Gardner, Lawrence M. Krauss, Mae C. Jemison, and James Trefil.