Gender Differences in High‐school Students’ Views about Science

@article{Miller2006GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in High‐school Students’ Views about Science},
  author={P. Miller and Jennifer Slawinski Blessing and S. Schwartz},
  journal={International Journal of Science Education},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={363 - 381}
}
This study examined gender differences in 79 high‐school students’ attitudes towards their science classes, their perceptions of science and scientists, and their views about majoring in science. The study identified some of the subtleties underlying females’ low participation in, and interest in, science documented in previous research. Four themes emerged from responses on the rating scales and questionnaire. First, even when females planned to major in science, they were more interested than… Expand
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