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Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy (Anchor books) (original 1991; edition 1991)

by Robert M. Hazen

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Title:Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy (Anchor books)
Authors:Robert M. Hazen
Info:Anchor (1991), Paperback, 320 pages
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Science matters : achieving scientific literacy by Robert M. Hazen (1991)

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A pretty great introduction to important scientific topics of the "kilometer wide and centimeter deep" (covers a lot of topics but none in huge detail) variety. I will definitely be recommending this to my Physics 1100 students. ( )
  lemontwist | Dec 2, 2018 |
Cover a wide range of science topis--concise & layman oriented. ( )
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Sometime in the next few days you are going to pick up your newspaper and see a headline like "Genetically Engineered Tomatoes on Shelves" or "Japanese Take Lead in Superconductor Race." (Introduction)
Your life is filled with routine -- you set your alarm clock at night, take a shower in the morning, brush your teeth after breakfast, pay your bills on time, and fasten your seat belt.
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Uses everyday examples to explain basic scientific principles.

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