In 1982 it became clear that the US is facing a crisis in elementary and secondary science education: The general public is recognizably becoming more and more scientifically illiterate. Fortunately, as a result of efforts over the past several years, AIP is in a position to help the physics community react to this crisis. Physicists and astronomers have expanded their concerns for science education from concentrating on the college and graduate levels to include secondary schools as well. This Annual Report reviews how these expanded concerns have affected AIP and outlines how AIP is planning to respond to them.
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July 01 1983
The AIP in 1982
The Institute prepared to react to the crisis in physics education while its publishing operations had another successful year.
Physics Today 36 (7), 45–54 (1983);
The AIP in 1982. Physics Today 1 July 1983; 36 (7): 45–54. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2915744
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