Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Sad State of American Science Knowledge

The Pew Research Center put together a science quiz. You can take it here.

It's not hard. I scored perfectly without any particular head scratching. I think answering the question took maybe a minute and a half.

The sad part is I scored better than 93% of Americans. I mean, this had-- no. Don't give the test away.

Okay. This question is not on the test. It's something I made up to give you an idea of how easy the quiz was.
An atom is smaller than a Buick: True or False.
If you can get that right you will probably ace the quiz.

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