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									                       Princeton Survey Research Associates

                  The Pew Internet & American Life Project and
                              The Exploratorium

                                Exploratorium Survey

                               FINAL QUESTIONNAIRE
                                     1/6/2006

N=2,000 adults 18 and older
Field Dates: January 9 – February 6, 2005
Job#: 25054
______________________________________________________

Hello, my name is _________________ and I'm calling for Princeton Survey Research.
We’re conducting a survey about some important issues today, and would like to include
your household. May I please speak with the YOUNGEST MALE age 18 or older, who is
now at home? (IF NO MALE AT HOME NOW: Then, may I speak with the OLDEST
FEMALE age 18 and older who is now at home?)

SEX    RECORD RESPONDENT SEX

       1      Male
       2      Female


Q1     Overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this
       country today?

       1      Satisfied
       2      Dissatisfied
       9      Don't know/Refused




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Q2    I’m going to read you a few statements. For each one, please tell me if this
      describes you very well, somewhat well, not too well, or not at all. (READ;
      ROTATE) (FOR FIRST ITEM THEN ONLY AS NECESSARY: Does this
      describe you very well, somewhat well, not too well, or not at all?) {Sel Exp
      modified}

      a.     After I gather all the facts about something, I make up my mind pretty
             quickly
      b.     I like to read about a lot of different things
      c.     I find it difficult to make up my mind when I have too much information
             about something
      d.     I enjoy learning about science and new scientific discoveries

      1      Very well
      2      Somewhat well
      3      Not too well
      4      Not at all
      9      Don’t know/Refused


Q5    On another subject…Do you use a computer at your workplace, at school, at
      home, or anywhere else on at least an occasional basis?

      1      Yes
      2      No
      9      Don’t know/Refused


Q6a   Do you use the internet, at least occasionally?

      1      Yes
      2      No
      9      Don’t know/Refused


Q6b   Do you send or receive email, at least occasionally?

      1      Yes
      2      No
      9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1):
Q12 About how many years have you been an Internet user?

      _____ RECORD NUMBER OF YEARS
      0     Under a year
      99    Don't know/Refused



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IF ONLINE UNDER A YEAR (Q12=0) ASK:
Q12.1 About how many months is that?

       _____ RECORD NUMBER OF MONTHS
       99    Don't know/Refused


ASK ALL INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1):
Q16 About how often do you use the internet or email from… (INSERT IN ORDER)
     – several times a day, about once a day, 3-5 days a week, 1-2 days a week,
     every few weeks, or less often?

       a.     home?
       b.     work?
       c.     someplace other than home or work?

       1      Several times a day
       2      About once a day
       3      3-5 days a week
       4      1-2 days a week
       5      Every few weeks
       6      Less often
       7      (VOL) Never
       9      Don’t know/Refused


BLG1 Have you, personally, ever created an online journal, a web log or “blog” that
     others can read on the web?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


BLG2 Have you ever read someone else’s online journal, web log or blog?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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ASK ALL:
Q18 Next...Please tell me if you EVER get news or information from each of the
     following sources. (First/Next)… (INSERT IN ORDER). ONLY AS
     NECESSARY: Do you EVER get news or information from this source?

       [IF YES ASK Q19 BEFORE MOVING TO NEXT ITEM]

       a.    Newspapers
       b.    Television
       c.    Magazines
       d.    The radio
       ASK e LAST, IN ORDER, OF INTERNET USERS ONLY (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1):
       e.    The Internet

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


IF YES TO ITEM IN Q18 ABOVE:
Q19 Did you happen to gets news or information from (INSERT SAME ITEM a-e)
      YESTERDAY, or not?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL:
EXPL1 On a slightly different topic…If you had to rate your own basic understanding of
      SCIENCE, would you say it is very good, good, just fair, or poor? (Biotech trend,
       modified)

       1      Very good
       2      Good
       3      Just fair
       4      Poor
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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EXPL2 Overall, how WELL INFORMED would you say you are about new scientific
      discoveries – very well informed, somewhat informed, not too informed, or not at
      all informed? {VCU Modified}

       1      Very informed
       2      Somewhat informed
       3      Not too informed
       4      Not at all informed
       9      Don’t know/Refused


EXPL3 In general, would you say you have a good idea of what it means to study
      something SCIENTIFICALLY, or are you not really sure what that means?

       1      Have a good idea what it means
       2      Not really sure
       9      Don’t know/Refused


IF KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO STUDY SOMETHING SCIENTIFICALLY
(EXPL3=1):
EXPL4 In your own words, could you tell me what it means to study something
      scientifically? (OPEN-END) (NSF Trend)

       __________ RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE
       8     Don’t really know/Not sure what it means
       9     Refused




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ASK ALL:
EXPL5 Please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with
      each of the following statements. (First/Next)… (READ ITEMS; ROTATE).
      ONLY AS NECESSARY: Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly
      disagree with this statement?

       a.     Developments in science help make society better
       b.     In order to live their daily lives, people need a good understanding of
              basic scientific concepts and principles
       c.     Most scientific theories are eventually proven wrong and replaced by new
              theories
       d.     Scientific research is essential to improving the quality of human lives
       e.     Science creates more problems than solutions for us and our planet
       f.     Scientific research today doesn’t pay enough attention to the moral
              values of society
       g.     To be a strong society, the United States needs to be competitive in
              science

       1      Strongly agree
       2      Agree
       3      Disagree
       4      Strongly disagree
       9      Don’t know/Refused


EXPL6 We’re interested in where you get your SCIENCE news and information. Do you
      ever get science news or information from the following sources? (READ;
      ROTATE) ONLY AS NECESSARY: Do you ever get science news or
      information from this source, or not?

       a.    Television
       b.    Newspapers
       c.    Radio
       d.    Magazines
       ASK e LAST, OF INTERNET USERS ONLY (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1):
       e.    The Internet

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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EXPL7 Where do you get MOST of your science news and information? (REREAD YES
      RESPONSES FROM EXPL6)

       1      Television
       2      Newspapers
       3      Radio
       4      Magazines
       5      The Internet
       6      (DO NOT READ) Other (SPECIFY)
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused


ASK ALL INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1):
EXPL8 Next, please tell me if you have ever used the internet to do the following things.
      Have you ever used the internet to… (INSERT; ROTATE)?

       a.     Look up the meaning of a particular scientific term or concept?
       b.     Look for an answer to a question you have about a scientific concept or
              theory?
       c.     Check the accuracy of a scientific fact or statistic?
       d.     Compare different or opposing scientific theories?
       e.     Download scientific data, graphs or charts?
       f.     Learn more about a science story or scientific discovery you first heard or
              read about offline?
       g.     Complete a science assignment for school, either for yourself or for a
              child?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL INTERNET USERS WHO GET SCIENCE NEWS/INFO ONLINE
(EXPL6e=1) or (ANY ITEM EXPL8a-g=1):
EXPL9 Which of the following comes closest to describing WHY you use the internet to
      get science news and information? (READ AND ROTATE 1-3)

       1      Because you can get science information online that is not available
              anyplace else (OR)
       2      Because getting science information online is easy and convenient (OR)
       3      Because you can get more accurate science information online (OR)
       4      (VOL) Some other reason (SPECIFY)
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused




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EXPL10 Do you ever do any of the following to check the reliability of the science
      information you find online? Do you ever… (INSERT IN ORDER)?

       a.     Compare it to other information you find online to make sure it’s correct
       b.     Compare it to an OFFLINE source like a science journal or encyclopedia
       c.     Look up the original source of the information or the original study it’s
              based on

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


EXPL11 Is the internet usually the FIRST place you go when you want science news and
      information, or do you usually look someplace else first? IF OTHER SOURCE:
      Where do you usually look FIRST for science information?

       1      Internet first place R goes
       2      Go to other source first (SPECIFY)
       3      (VOL) Depends
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1):
EXPL12 When using the internet, do you ever come across science news and
      information when you may have been going online for some other purpose?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don't Know/Refused




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ASK ALL:
EXPL13 As I read a short list of science topics, please tell me if you are very
      interested, somewhat interested, or not at all interested in each topic.
      (First/Next)… (READ; ROTATE) {NSF Modified}

       (AS NECESSARY: Are you very, somewhat, or not at all interested in this
       topic?)

       a.      The origins of the universe
       b.      The origins of life on this planet
       c.      Stem cell research
       d.      Global warming and changes in the Earth’s climate
       e.      The human genome and DNA
       f.      Space and space exploration

       1       Very interested
       2       Somewhat interested
       3       Not at all interested
       9       Don’t know/Refused


ASSIGN RESPONDENTS TO TOPIC MODULES IN FOLLOWING ORDER:

      IF ONLY ONE ITEM Q23b-d “VERY INTERESTED” (1), ASSIGN TO
       MODULE FOR THAT ITEM
      IF MORE THAN ONE ITEM b-d “VERY INTERESTED” (1), ASSIGN TO
       MODULES IN FOLLOWING ORDER: global warming, stem cell research,
       origins of life on our planet
      IF ONLY ONE ITEM b-d “SOMEWHAT INTERESTED” (2) ASSIGN TO
       MODULE FOR THAT ITEM
      IF MORE THAN ONE ITEM b-d “SOMEWHAT INTERESTED” (2) ASSIGN
       TO MODULES IN FOLLOWING ORDER: global warming, stem cell
       research, origins of life on our planet
      IF NO ITEMS b-d=1 or 2 DO NOT ASSIGN TO ANY ISSUE MODULE – GO
       TO AGE.




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STEM CELL MODULE

(READ) I have a few questions specifically about stem cell research…

SC1    How closely do you follow stories about stem cell research – very closely, fairly
       closely, not too closely, or not at all closely?

       1      Very closely
       2      Fairly closely
       3      Not too closely
       4      Not at all closely
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1); NON-USERS GO TO SC5:
SC2   Do you ever get news or information about stem cell research from the
      INTERNET or through EMAIL?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


IF SC2=1:
SC3   Can you recall any specific websites where you have gotten news or information
      online about stem cell research? OPEN-END

       ____________ RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE
       8     Can’t recall
       9     Refused


SC4    How often do you get news or information about stem cell research from the
       Internet or through email – everyday day or almost everyday, several times a
       week, several times a month, or less often?

       1      Everyday or almost everyday
       2      Several times a week
       3      Several times a month
       4      Less often
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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ASK ALL IN STEM CELL MODULE:
SC5  Where have you gotten MOST of your news and information about stem cell
     research? From school, from television, from newspapers, from radio, from
     magazines, or from the Internet and email? (ACCEPT TWO RESPONSES; IF
     ONLY ONE RESPONSE IS GIVEN, PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL RESPONSE)

      1      School
      2      Television
      3      Newspapers
      4      Radio
      5      Magazines
      6      The Internet and email
      7      (VOL) None of these/Someplace else (SPECIFY)
      9      Don’t know/Refused


SC6   Based on what you’ve heard or read, please tell me if you think the following
      statements about stem cell research are true or false. If you aren’t sure, just say
      so and I’ll move to the next item. (First/Next)… (READ ITEMS; ROTATE). Is
      this true or false?

      a.     There are two major types of stem cells, adult stem cells and embryonic
             stem cells
      b.     Adult stem cells have been used for many years to treat cancers such as
             lymphoma and leukemia
      c.     There are over 100 stem cell lines available to federally-supported
             researchers in the United States

      1      True
      2      False
      8      Don’t know
      9      Refused


SC7   Overall, would you say it is EASY or DIFFICULT to find the scientific information
      you need to understand stem cell research?

      1      Easy to find
      2      Difficult to find
      9      Don’t know/Refused




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SC8    If you wanted to learn more about stem cell research, where would you go
       FIRST for more information? (PRECODED OPEN-END)

       1      The Internet (incl. a particular website or general search for information)
       2      Science Magazines like Nature or Science
       3      Scientific Journals
       4      Newspapers
       5      Television
       6      Other (SPECIFY)
       8      Don’t know
       9      Refused


IF SC8=1:
SC9   Is there a particular website you would go to, or would you do a general search
      using a search engine?

       1      Particular website (SPECIFY)
       2      General search
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL IN STEM CELL MODULE:
SC10 In general, do you favor or oppose the use of stem cells in medical research?

       1      Favor
       2      Oppose
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE MODULE

(READ) I have a few questions specifically about global warming and climate change…

GW1    How closely do you follow stories about global warming and climate change –
       very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely?

       1      Very closely
       2      Fairly closely
       3      Not too closely
       4      Not at all closely
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1); NON-USERS GO TO GW5:
GW2 Do you ever get news or information about global warming and climate change
      from the INTERNET or through EMAIL?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


IF GW2=1:
GW3 Can you recall any specific websites where you have gotten news or information
     online about global warming and climate change? OPEN-END

       ____________ RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE
       8     Can’t recall
       9     Refused


GW4    How often do you get news or information about global warming and climate
       change from the Internet or through email – everyday day or almost everyday,
       several times a week, several times a month, or less often?

       1      Everyday or almost everyday
       2      Several times a week
       3      Several times a month
       4      Less often
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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ASK ALL IN GW/CG MODULE:
GW5 Where have you gotten MOST of your news and information about global
     warming and climate change? From school, from television, from newspapers,
     from radio, from magazines, or from the Internet and email? (ACCEPT TWO
     RESPONSES; IF ONLY ONE RESPONSE IS GIVEN, PROBE FOR
     ADDITIONAL RESPONSE)

      1      School
      2      Television
      3      Newspapers
      4      Radio
      5      Magazines
      6      The Internet and email
      7      (VOL) None of these/Someplace else (SPECIFY)
      9      Don’t know/Refused


GW6   Based on what you’ve heard or read, please tell me if you think the following
      statements about global warming and climate change are true or false. If you
      aren’t sure, just say so and I’ll move to the next item. (First/Next)… (READ
      ITEMS; ROTATE). Is this true or false?

      a.     Global warming is already causing more severe weather patterns across
             much of the planet
      b.     Deforestation is a contributing cause of global warming
      c.     Scientists have confirmed that the Arctic polar ice cap is melting

      1      True
      2      False
      8      Don’t know
      9      Refused


GW7   Overall, would you say it is EASY or DIFFICULT to find the scientific information
      you need to understand global warming and climate change?

      1      Easy to find
      2      Difficult to find
      9      Don’t know/Refused




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GW8    If you wanted to learn more about global warming and climate change, where
       would you go FIRST for more information? (PRECODED OPEN-END)

       1      The Internet (incl. a particular website or general search for information)
       2      Science Magazines like Nature or Science
       3      Scientific Journals
       4      Newspapers
       5      Television
       6      Other (SPECIFY)
       8      Don’t know
       9      Refused


IF GW8=1:
GW9 Is there a particular website you would go to, or would you do a general search
     using a search engine?

       1      Particular website (SPECIFY)
       2      General search
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL IN GW/CG MODULE:
GW10 In general, do you think that…(READ AND ROTATE 1-2)?

       1      Global warming is the result of NATURAL changes in the Earth’s
              atmosphere (OR)
       2      Global warming is the result of HUMAN ACTIVITY such as driving cars
              and burning fuels (OR)
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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ORIGINS OF LIFE MODULE

(READ) I have a few questions specifically about the origins of life on this planet…

OL1    How closely do you follow stories about the origins of life on this planet – very
       closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely?

       1      Very closely
       2      Fairly closely
       3      Not too closely
       4      Not at all closely
       9      Don’t know/Refused


OL1b In general, do you think that… (READ AND ROTATE 1-2)? (PRC modified)

       1      Humans and other living things have evolved over time (OR)
       2      Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since
              the beginning of time (OR)
       9      Don’t know/Refused


IF EVOLVED (OL1b=1):
OL1c And do you think that…[READ AND ROTATE 1-2]? (PRC)

       1      Humans and other living things have evolved due to natural processes
              such as natural selection, OR
       2      A supreme being guided the evolution of living things for the purpose of
              creating humans and other life in the form it exists today
       9      Don’t know/refused (VOL./ DO NOT READ)


ASK INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1); NON-USERS GO TO OL5:
OL2   Do you ever get news or information about the origins of life on this planet from
      the INTERNET or through EMAIL?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


IF OL2=1:
OL3   Can you recall any specific websites where you have gotten news or information
      online about the origins of life? OPEN-END

       ____________ RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE
       8     Can’t recall
       9     Refused



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OL4    How often do you get news or information about the origins of life from the
       Internet or through email – everyday day or almost everyday, several times a
       week, several times a month, or less often?

       1      Everyday or almost everyday
       2      Several times a week
       3      Several times a month
       4      Less often
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL IN ORIGINS OF LIFE MODULE:
OL5  Where have you gotten MOST of your news and information about the origins of
     life on this planet? From school, from television, from newspapers, from radio,
     from magazines, or from the Internet and email? (ACCEPT TWO
     RESPONSES; IF ONLY ONE RESPONSE IS GIVEN, PROBE FOR
     ADDITIONAL RESPONSE)

       1      School
       2      Television
       3      Newspapers
       4      Radio
       5      Magazines
       6      The Internet and email
       7      (VOL) None of these/Someplace else (SPECIFY)
       9      Don’t know/Refused


OL6    Based on what you’ve heard or read, please tell me if you think the following
       statements about the origins of life on this planet are true or false. If you aren’t
       sure, just say so and I’ll move to the next item. (First/Next)… (READ ITEMS;
       ROTATE). Is this true or false?

       a.     Scientists believe that the Earth formed 4.5 billion years ago, and the first
              life forms appeared on this planet about 1 billion years ago
       b.     Most scientists today believe that life on Earth originated when organic
              compounds from a comet or some other extraplanetary source found
              their way into Earth’s primordial ocean
       c.     Current scientific theories focus on RNA as the original “blueprint” for life
              on this planet

       1      True
       2      False
       8      Don’t know
       9      Refused




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OL7    Overall, would you say it is EASY or DIFFICULT to find the scientific information
       you need to understand the origins of life on this planet?

       1      Easy to find
       2      Difficult to find
       9      Don’t know/Refused


OL8    If you wanted to learn more about the origins of life on this planet, where would
       you go FIRST for more information? (PRECODED OPEN-END)

       1      The Internet (incl. a particular website or general search for information)
       2      Science Magazines like Nature or Science
       3      Scientific Journals
       4      Newspapers
       5      Other (SPECIFY)
       8      Don’t know
       9      Refused


IF OL8=1:
OL9   Is there a particular website you would go to, or would you do a general search
      using a search engine?

       1      Particular website (SPECIFY)
       2      General search
       9      Don’t know/Refused




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DEMOGRAPHICS

ASK ALL:
(READ) A few last questions for statistical purposes only…

AGE    What is your age?

       _________ years (97=97 or older)
       98    Don't know
       99    Refused


PAR    Are you the parent or guardian of any children under age 18 now living in your
       household?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don’t know/Refused


IF PAR=1, ASK:
D2b How many of these children are age 11 or younger?

       [RECORD NUMBER; RANGE=0-98]
       99=(DO NOT READ) Don’t Know/Refused


IF PAR=1, ASK:
D2c   How many of these children are between ages 12 and 17?

       [RECORD NUMBER; RANGE=0-98]
       99=(DO NOT READ) Don’t Know/Refused


ASK ALL:
EDUC What is the last grade or class you completed in school? (DO NOT READ, BUT
     CAN PROBE FOR CLARITY IF NEEDED).

       1      None, or grades 1-8
       2      High school incomplete (grades 9-11)
       3      High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate)
       4      Technical, trade or vocational school AFTER high school
       5      Some college, no 4-year degree (includes associate degree)
       6      College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)
       7      Post-graduate training/professional school after college (toward a
              Masters/Ph.D., Law or Medical school)
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused




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IF EDUC=2-7:
ED2 Thinking about the courses you took in high school… Did you take… (INSERT
      ITEMS; ROTATE)?

      a.      a high school physics course
      b.      a high school biology course
      c.      a high school chemistry course

      1       Yes
      2       No
      9       Don’t know/Refused


IF EDUC=3-7:
ED3 Have you ever taken any college-level science courses? IF YES: How many
      college-level science courses have you taken?

      0       No, none
      _____   Record number of courses 1-9
      10      10 or more
      99      Don’t know/Refused


ASK ALL:
MUS In the past 12 months, have you visited… (READ; ROTATE)?

      a.      An art museum
      b.      A science or technology museum
      c.      A zoo or aquarium
      d.      A planetarium
      e.      A natural history museum
      f.      A public library

      1       Yes
      2       No
      9       Don’t know/Refused




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SCTV Please tell me if you watch the following television shows or channels regularly,
     once in a while, or not at all. (First/Next)… (READ ITEMS; ROTATE). Do you
     watch this regularly, once in a while, or not at all?

       a.     Nova
       b.     Discovery
       c.     National Geographic
       d.     A&E
       e.     The History Channel
       f.     The Learning Channel

       1      Regularly
       2      Once in a while
       3      Not at all
       9      Don’t know/Refused


SMAG Do you happen to subscribe to any of the following magazines? Just tell me yes
     or no. (READ; ROTATE)

       a.     Scientific American
       b.     Time
       c.     Newsweek
       d.     Science
       e.     Nature
       f.     National Geographic
       g.     Popular Science
       h.     Discover

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


MAR    Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed,
       or have you never been married?

       1      Married
       2      Living with a partner
       3      Divorced
       4      Separated
       5      Widowed
       6      Never been married
       7      Single (VOL.)
       9      Don't know/Refused (VOL.)




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EMPL Are you now employed full-time, part-time, retired, or are you not employed for
     pay?

       1      Employed full-time
       2      Employed part-time
       3      Retired
       4      Not employed for pay
       5      (VOL) Disabled
       6      (VOL) Student
       7      (VOL) Other
       9      (DO NOT READ) Refused


ASK IF EMPL DOES NOT EQUAL 6:
STUD Are you also a full- or part-time student?

       1      Yes, full-time
       2      Yes, part-time
       3      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK IF USE INTERNET/EMAIL FROM HOME (Q16a=1-6):
MODEM Does the computer you use at HOME connect to the Internet through a dial-up
      telephone line, or do you have some other type of connection, such as a DSL-
      enabled phone line, a cable TV modem, a wireless connection, or a T-1 or fiber
      optic connection?

       1      Dial-up telephone line
       2      DSL-enabled phone line
       3      Cable modem
       4      Wireless connection (either “land-based” or “satellite”)
       5      T-1 or fiber optic connection
       6      Other (SPECIFY – MAKE SURE NOT ONE OF ABOVE)
       9      Don’t know/Refused


ASK IF USE THE INTERNET FROM WORK (Q16b=1-6):
BBW Do you happen to know what kind of Internet connection you have at WORK, a
      high-speed connection or dial-up connection through a modem?

       1      High speed
       2      Dial-up
       3      (VOL) None/Does not apply
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don’t know/Refused




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ASK ALL:
HISP Are you, yourself, of Hispanic or Latino origin or descent, such as Mexican,
     Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Latin American background?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused


RACE What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race? IF R SAYS
     HISPANIC OR LATINO, PROBE: Do you consider yourself a WHITE
     (Hispanic/Latino) or a BLACK (Hispanic/Latino)? IF R DOES NOT SAY WHITE,
     BLACK OR ONE OF THE RACE CATEGORIES LISTED, RECORD AS
     “OTHER” (CODE 6)

       1      White
       2      Black or African-American
       3      Asian or Pacific Islander
       4      Mixed race
       5      Native American/American Indian
       6      Other (SPECIFY)
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused


POLAF In politics TODAY, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or
      Independent?

        1     Republican
        2     Democrat
        3     Independent
        4     No party/Not interested in politics (VOL.)
        5     Other party (VOL.)
        9     (DO NOT READ) Don’t know/Refused


POLID Would you say your views in most political matters are very liberal, somewhat
      liberal, moderate, somewhat conservative, or very conservative?

       1      Very liberal
       2      Somewhat liberal
       3      Moderate
       4      Somewhat conservative
       5      Very conservative
       9      Don't know/Refused




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D6     How often do you go to church, synagogue, or some other place of worship?
       Would you say . . . (READ 1-5)

       1      Daily,
       2      About once a week,
       3      About once a month,
       4      Several times a year, OR
       5      Don’t you go to worship services?
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don’t know/refused


D7     What is your religious preference -- Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish,
       Mormon, an Orthodox Church, or some other religion?

       1      Protestant (includes Baptist, Christian, Episcopalian, Jehovah’s Witness,
              Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, etc.)
       2      Roman Catholic/Catholic
       3      Jewish
       4      Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)
       5      Orthodox Church (Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, etc.)
       6      Islam/Muslim
       7      Buddhist
       8      Hindu
       9      Other religion (SPECIFY – BACK-CODE AS APPROPRIATE)
       97     (VOL.) No religion/Atheist/Agnostic
       98     Don’t know
       99     Refused


ASK D8 IF OTHER RELIGION/DK/REF (D7=9,98,99):
D8   Do you think of yourself as a Christian, or not?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don't know/refused


ASK D9 IF PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN (D7=1 or D8=1):
D9   Would you describe yourself as a born-again or Evangelical Christian, or not?

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don't know/Refused




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ASK ALL:
INC  Last year, that is in 2005, what was your total family income from all sources,
     before taxes. Just stop me when I get to the right category… (READ 1-8)

       1      Less than $10,000
       2      $10,000 to under $20,000
       3      $20,000 to under $30,000
       4      $30,000 to under $40,000
       5      $40,000 to under $50,000
       6      $50,000 to under $75,000
       7      $75,000 to under $100,000
       8      $100,000 or more
       9      (DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused


ASK ALL INTERNET USERS (Q6a=1 or Q6b=1):
INT1 Finally, in the past 12 months, did you happen to visit any of the following
     websites? Just tell me yes or no. (READ; ROTATE b-i)

       ALWAYS ASK a FIRST:
       a.  The website of a major news organization, such as cnn.com or
           msnbc.com
       b.  Discovery.com
       c.  Nasa.gov
       d.  PBS.org
       e.  Nature.com
       f.  NationalGeographic.com
       g.  The website of the Smithsonian Institution, www.si.edu
       h.  Science.com
       i.  USGS.gov (U-S-G-S-dot-gov)

       1      Yes
       2      No
       9      Don’t know/Refused


THANK RESPONDENT: That concludes our interview. Thank you very much for your
time. The results of this survey are going to be used by a non-profit research
organization called the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which is looking at the
impact of the Internet on people's lives. A report on this survey will be issued by the
project in a few months and you can find the results at its web site, which is
www.pewinternet.org [w-w-w dot pew internet dot org]. Thanks again for your time.
Have a nice day/evening.




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