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Examining and Extending Young Children’s Views of Science and Scientists

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Part of the Science & Technology Education Library book series (volume 2)

Abstract

In order to take full responsibility in this increasingly technological and scientific world, citizens need to understand the nature of science so that their decisions are informed appropriately. In addition to young children understanding the nature of science, it is also important that every child appreciates that he or she could aspire to a scientific career.

Keywords

Gender Issue Female Scientist Woman Scientist Stereotypical View Caucasian Girl 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Leicester UniversityUK

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