Introduction: Socio-scientific Issues as Promoting Responsible Citizenship and the Relevance of Science

Maria Evagorou, Justin Dillon

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Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to present the purpose of the book, and explain the importance of including socioscientific issues in education. In this chapter we aim to discuss the importance of socioscientific education, especially in connection with responsible citizenship and relevance of science, and present the chapters.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media B.V.
Pages1-11
Number of pages11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameContemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education
Volume52
ISSN (Print)1878-0482
ISSN (Electronic)1878-0784

Keywords

  • Making science relevant
  • Responsible citizenship
  • Socioscientific issues
  • Teacher professional development

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