In order to understand the basic situation of public science literacy in Beijing communities, in May of 2009, we launched the “citizen science literacy” investigation in xiaoguan street communities, Beijing, China. We took two-stage unequal probability sampling to survey. The recovery of the valid questionnaires was 2100.This paper compares and analyzes survey data and analyzes citizens access to scientific information channel and attitudes to science and technology, which affected the factors of science literacy. It puts forward suggestions as to how to improve communities science literacy.

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Research on public science literacy in Xiaoguan communities, Chaoyang, Beijing

He Li   China Research Institute on Science Popularization

In order to understand the basic situation of public science literacy in Beijing communities, in May of 2009, we launched the “citizen science literacy” investigation in xiaoguan street communities, Beijing, China. We took two-stage unequal probability sampling to survey. The recovery of the valid questionnaires was 2100.This paper compares and analyzes survey data and analyzes citizens access to scientific information channel and attitudes to science and technology, which affected the factors of science literacy. It puts forward suggestions as to how to improve communities science literacy.

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