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Scientific Literacy

Directions: Please read each statement carefully. Using the following scale, fill in the circle on the answer sheet that best describes the degree to which you think you can do that part of science.


1.
DEFINITELY
YES

2.
PROBABLY
YES

3.
NOT
SURE

4.
PROBABLY
NO

5.
DEFINITELY
NO



1.

I can ask or find answers to questions based on my curiosity about everyday experiences.

2.

I can describe, explain, and predict natural phenomenon.

3.

I can read and understand articles about science from newspapers and magazines and talk to my friends and family about what I think of the article's conclusions.

4.

I can identify the scientific issues that are the basis for national and local decisions and explain my position based on what I know about science and technology.

5.

I can evaluate the quality of scientific information based on the methods used to generate it.

6.

I can make and evaluate arguments based on scientific evidence and come to a conclusion.