The question "Who will do science?" is one of growing urgency in the United States. Fewer U.S. college students are choosing to study math, science, and engineering - and half of those who do eventually switch to non-science majors. Moreover, U.S. students do not perform well on science and math achievement tests or in international competitions. If current trends continue, there will be a shortage of qualified candidates to fill the vacancies when scientists trained in the 1950s and 1960s retire. In Who Will Do Science? ...

Who Will Do Science?: Educating the Next Generation 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801848575