Sunday, July 22, 2012

Who knew that there was an Index of Civic Scientific Literacy?

I certainly didn't.

I also learned that according to this index the US isn't quite as dumbe as the rest of the world believes.

twice as many American adults qualify as scientifically literate as do adults in the European Union

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Viewed in terms of individual countries, American adults rank second to only Sweden among the 34 countries from which current data area available, using the same metric and the same cutting point

Learn something new every day.
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