Being able to understand and interpret basic scientific concepts and methods is incredibly important, and it's also become increasingly controversial. So what should we be doing to improve scientific literacy?

Should we be focusing on science in schools or working on creating more opportunities to explore science outside of schools? What about those who are already done with school?

Outline just what you think we're doing right in teaching scientific literacy, and what we're still missing out on, in the comments now.

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