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A scientifically and technologically literate person is one who can read and understand
common media reports about science and technology, critically evaluate the information
presented, and confidently engage in discussions and decision-making activities that
involve science and technology.

Science Co-ordinators' and Consultants' Association of Ontario (SCCAO)
and Science Teachers' Association of Ontario (STAO/APSO),
"Position Paper: The Nature of Science" (2006), p. 1