The relationship between STEM and American society represents a cultural heritage that has its origins in history and prominence in contemporary STEM-related issues. This chapter provides an overview of science and technology in American society and presents examples of public policies and agencies with scientific and technological missions. The purpose of the chapter is to leave you with one idea—science, technology, and the implied engineering and mathematics have a long and important influence on American society. Teacher background information is included in this book selection, as well as the Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Author, References, and Index.
Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/1/2018Pages 38Stock # PB437X_10