Northern Ireland Young Life and Times Survey

Public Understanding of Science

Listed below are the questions asked in the Public Understanding of Science module, and the years in which they were asked. If you want to see how young people actually answered the questions in a particular year, you can click on the year beside every question.

Publications and further information on Public Understanding of Science can be found on the Public Understanding of Science Resources page.

  • SCIQUIZ1: Is it true that the centre of the earth is very hot? 1998
  • SCIQUIZ2: Is it true that lasers work by focusing sound waves? 1998
  • SCIQUIZ3: Is it true that the father's gene decides whether the baby is a boy or a girl? 1998
  • SCIQUIZ4: Is it true that antibiotics kill viruses as well as bacteria? 1998
  • SCIQUIZ5: Does the earth go round the sun, or the sun go round the earth? 1998
  • EVOLVE: Did human beings develop from earlier species of animals? 1998
  • SCIQUIZ7: Is DNA related to the study of stars, rocks, living things or computers? 1998

Maintained by Paula Devine

Home | Results | Questionnaires | Datasets | Helplines
Disclaimer:© ARK 2003 Last Updated on Wednesday, 01-Oct-2003 8:55