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Richard Hake
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[mathlearn] Re: Scientific illiteracy can kill the planet  CORRECTION
Posted:
Jul 21, 2011 6:04 PM



In my previous post I wrote:
"Q. What's 'Scientific Illiteracy' got to do with Math Education? A. 'Math Illiteracy' is a necessary, but not sufficient condition, for 'Scientific Illiteracy.'
I should have written:
"Q. What's 'Scientific Illiteracy' got to do with Math Education? A. 'Math Illiteracy' is a sufficient, but not necessary condition, for 'Scientific Illiteracy.'
Sorry for the error.
Richard Hake, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Indiana University Honorary Member, Curmudgeon Lodge of Deventer, The Netherlands President, PEdants for Definitive Academic References which Recognize the Invention of the Internet (PEDARRII) <rrhake@earthlink.net> <http://www.physics.indiana.edu/~hake> <http://www.physics.indiana.edu/~sdi> <http://HakesEdStuff.blogspot.com> <http://iub.academia.edu/RichardHake>
"Genius is the ability to make all possible mistakes in the shortest possible time." John Wheeler (possibly derived from Niels Bohr)
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