Project 2061

Project 2061

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  • In a new book on energy education, Project 2061 senior research associate Cari Herrmann Abell and deputy director George DeBoer have contributed a chapter describing efforts at AAAS to create assessments that educators can use to test students’ understanding of energy forms, transfer,...
  • Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at AAAS Project 2061 have been exploring opportunities to engage middle school students in learning about energy and sustainability in the context of green school buildings. As part of that effort, they have developed an outline for...
  • Computer-enhanced science testing is becoming more popular as a way to assess knowledge and skills that ordinary paper and pencil tests cannot measure, but research on the actual effectiveness of online testing is limited. Now, in a new study organized by AAAS and WestEd, a research and development...
  • The Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science Creativity (KOFAC) has just published a translation of Volumes 1 and 2 of Project 2061’s popular Atlas of Science Literacy . Supported by the Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, KOFAC is active throughout the country in...
  • Middle-school students using the new curriculum designed by Project 2061, "Toward High-School Biology: Understanding Growth in Living Things" | AAAS/Jo Ellen Roseman When mold grows on bread in a sealed bag, does the system's mass increase? Nearly 60% of U.S. middle-school students would...
  • Martin M. Fernandez joined AAAS Project 2061 in the Fall of 2013 as a research assistant. His current function is the evaluation and development of curriculum and assessment materials related to the life sciences. Prior to joining AAAS, he engaged in human biological research concerning public...
  • AAAS Project 2061 is developing assessment items to measure late elementary, middle, and high school students’ understanding of ideas about energy. We are recruiting elementary, middle, and high school science teachers willing to field test our multiple-choice test items with their students in...
  • Print Resources Atlas of Science Literacy, Volumes 1 and 2 Benchmarks for Science Literacy Blueprints for Reform Designs for Science Literacy Dialogue on Early Childhood Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Science for All Americans Teaching Guides for Special Topics Online Resources AAAS...
  • Available from Oxford University Press Available directly from AAAS Benchmarks for Science Literacy Blueprints for Reform Designs for Science Literacy Science for All Americans Atlas of Science Literacy Volumes 1 and 2 Dialogue on Early Childhood Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education...