The recent concern about educating America's young people for scientific literacy and competence has turned a critical, unflattering spotlight on science education in general and science teachers in particular. It is understandable that science teachers at all levels would be the object of such close scrutiny since they do indeed have the greatest effect on the development of scientists and, therefore, on future science.
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Schwirian, Patricia M.
"The Preparation of Junior High School Science Teachers in Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 71(1), 442-450.
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