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Perceptions of Science in America

From the American Academy of Arts & Sciences comes Perceptions of Science in America, a data-driven report released in February 2018. This report uses decades of data from public opinion surveys to examine the American public's general views on science, "such as confidence in the scientific community and support for science funding." The report also delves into the influence of demographics on...
Pew: What Americans Know About Science

In late March 2019, the Pew Research Center published a report that examined the scientific knowledge levels among American adults. This study, based on a nationally representative survey of 4,464 adults conducted in January 2019 by Pew's American Trends Panel, probed Americans' knowledge in four scientific areas: life science, Earth and physical science, numeracy and chart reading, and scientific...