Project 2061

Project 2061

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  • The new February 2015 issue of Project 2061's electronic newsletter for the science education community is now available online. The issue includes updates on the WeatherSchool@AAAS website, a new evolution curriculum development effort, recent publications, and upcoming workshops.
  • Sarah Glassman is a research assistant at AAAS Project 2061 and contributes to research and development of science curricula and assessments. She is currently a doctoral candidate in education at George Mason University. Previously, Glassman taught middle and high school science in both Virginia...
  • An electronic newsletter for the science education community February 2015 I. Project 2061 Launches New WeatherSchool@AAAS Website Designed for middle- and high-school students and teachers, the new WeatherSchool@AAAS site uses real-world data collected from around the globe to teach fundamentals...
  • 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...
  • Ana Cordova is a research assistant at AAAS Project 2061 and works on its curriculum and assessment research and development efforts. With an M.A. in human genetics and molecular biology from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a B.S. in biochemistry from New Mexico State University,...
  • Bernard Koch is a research assistant with AAAS Project 2061 and contributes to its curriculum and assessment research and development efforts. Following his graduation from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in biology and cognitive science, Koch was a Technical Training Fellow for the National...
  • Project 2061, AAAS's long-term science literacy initiative, has launched WeatherSchool @ AAAS , a free online resource designed to help middle- and high-school students grasp key concepts related to weather and climate. "In order for students to understand the big-picture climate change stories in...
  • George De Boer and Jo Ellen Roseman of Project 2061, which is named for the return of Halley’s Comet, a nod to the program’s long-term focus. | Carla Schaffer/ AAAS Many of the debates swirling around states' adoption of the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards have...
  • 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...