Science students' critical examination of scientific information related to socioscientific issues

@inproceedings{Kolst2006ScienceSC,
  title={Science students' critical examination of scientific information related to socioscientific issues},
  author={Stein Dankert Kolst{\o} and Berit Bungum and Erik Kristoffer Arnesen and Anders Isnes and Troels Kristensen and Ketil Mathiassen and Idar Mestad and Andreas Quale and Anne Sissel Vedvik Tonning and Marit Ulvik},
  year={2006}
}
It is widely accepted that to be scientifically literate one needs to have the ability to make thoughtful decisions about socioscientific issues (SSI). This includes critical assessment of scientific claims and arguments involved. In this study we asked 89 science education students with substantial academic qualifications in science, working in groups of two and three, to assess the reliability of scientific claims in an article of their own choice, but related to a socioscientific issue, and… CONTINUE READING

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