How can teachers support the development of scientific literacy through teaching about risk and risk-assessment?

What is RISKEDU?

RISKEDU is a three year project with the aim to generate knowledge about how science teaching can support the development of high-school students’ competency in making decisions based on informed risk assessment in societal issues involving exposure to threats associated with modern technologies, such as ionizing radiation from nuclear power plants, electromagnetic fields from wireless telecommunication or the rapidly growing field of biotechnology.

The duration of RISKEDU is: 01.07.2015 - 30.06.2018.

Stockholm University

RISKEDU is a collaborative project involving the following institutions from the Stockholm area:

RISKEDU is funded by the Marcus och Amalia Wallenbergs Minnesfond (MAW) Last updated: 13 09 2017

Blackeberg Gymnasium

Tumba Gymnasium

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)