Project 2061

Project 2061

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  • 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...
  • 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...