Building a Popular Science Library Collection for High School to Adult Learners: Issues and Recommended Resources, 1st Edition

  • Gregg Sapp
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  • ISBN-10: 1567509169
  • ISBN-13: 9781567509168
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 329 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1995 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1995

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Examines how popular science information resources contribute to science literacy and recommends numerous titles representing all fields of modern science.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Scientific Information, Popular Science, and Lifelong Learning.
2: Science Literacy, Science Education, and Public Life.
3: A Brief History of Scientific Communication.
4: Understanding Popular Science Information Resources.
5: Evaluating Popular Science Information Resources.
6: Subject Guides to Popular Science Information Resources.
7: Science—General.
8: Astronomy and Space Sciences.
9: Biological Sciences.
10: Chemistry.
11: Mathematics.
12: Medicine and Health Sciences.
13: Natural History.
14: Physics.
15: Technology and Applied Sciences.
Book Review Source Abbreviations.
Author Index.
Title Index.
Subject Index.
About the Author.