Table of Contents
A Basis for Better Public Understanding of
Science (W. Laetsch).
Scientific Literacy in the United States (J.
Science and Scientists: Public Perception and
Attitudes (G. Delacote).
The Role of Schools in Providing a Background
Knowledge of Science (B. Bell).
Interactions between Formal and Informal
Sources of Learning Science (A. Lucas).
General Discussion: Reaching the
Science Broadcasting: Its Role and Impact (G.
Selling Science: How the Press Covers Science
and Technology (D. Nelkin).
Museums and the Communication of Science (R.
Science Centres and Exploratories: A Look at
Active Participation (S. Duensing).
Science Education through Graphics at Zoos
Science Theatre: An Effective Interpretive
Technique in Museums (S. Quinn & J. Bedworth).
The Role of Science Books for the Public (M.
The Influence of Pseudoscience, Parascience
and Science Fiction (A. Friedman).
Chairman's Summary (W. Laetsch).
Index of Contributors.