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This Knowledge Set is designed to help students explore scientific texts, how to read them and their importance.\nAs students progress through this set, they’ll learn what distinguishes scientific reading from reading in other\nsubject areas, with an emphasis on scientific publications. Students will also learn specific reading strategies to\nhelp them read scientific texts from a variety of sources, including news articles, textbooks and scientific journals.\nFinally, students will reflect on and evaluate the importance of scientific literacy in today’s society.