Project 2061Connections is an electronic newsletter for the science education community.
Modern biology depends more and more on ideas from the physical sciences, but are today’s middle school students learning what they need to succeed? Read more.
Join us at the 2017 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston, Feb. 16-20, and apply to attend a free workshop that will introduce you to Project 2061’s new Toward High School Biology curriculum unit. Register for the Annual Meeting. Apply to attend the free Project 2061 workshop.
Building on its middle school curriculum work, Project 2061 is developing a unit for high school biology. Students participating in an afterschool program sponsored by Girls Inc. tried out some of the unit activities and provided important feedback to the development team. Read more.
In a new video, Project 2061 researchers Cari Herrmann-Abell and George DeBoer talk about their efforts to develop assessments that can help teachers evaluate what elementary, middle, and high school students know about a broad range of energy ideas. Watch the video.
Do your incoming students have the knowledge of core concepts and science practices that they need for high school biology? Please take this brief survey to share your thoughts.
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