Science literacy is the ability to understand basic key scientific concepts and processes, and to use this knowledge to make more informed personal decisions and to better engage with society.
Photo: by Vincci Lui, from Science Literacy Week 2017
Science has a profound impact on our society, but it's not always easy to understand how deeply it affects our everyday lives.
By developing your science literacy skills, you will be able to:
Source: National Academies' (U.S.) National Education Standards
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