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Science for citizens forums, conferences, and workshops and planning studies : guide for the preparation of proposals and operation of projects by

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Published by National Science Foundation, Office of Science and Society in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Science and state -- United States,
  • Technology and state -- United States

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ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.). Office of Science and Society
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15587091M

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Written in an informative and easy-to-follow style, Science for Seniors gives basic science information and hands-on programs that activity directors or therapists can use with seniors of all intellectual and physical abilities. Some of the topics covered in the book are volcanoes, oceans, global warming, rain forests, and outer space/5(5). The Science for Seniors book is the First Place Winner of NCCAP Best Practice Award. The book includes over a year of research, and includes more than 50 easy-to . Area of Learning: SCIENCE — Science for Citizens Grade 11 BIG IDEAS Science informs our decisions and impacts our daily lives. Science has everyday uses and safety implications in the workplace. Science helps explain how natural changes and human choices affect global Size: KB.   It is clear why so many articles and books on the topics of science and technology studies, public understanding of science, and citizen science cite this book. However, in terms of argumentation, I have to give the work just two stars - the composite total means 3 stars In terms of content, and as a foundational book in studies of "citizen /5.