ERIC Number: ED406229
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
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Benchmarks for Science Literacy. Project 2061 Summary.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
This document is a summary of "Benchmarks for Science Literacy", which is a supporting document of "Science for All Americans" published by the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) as part of Project 2061. "Benchmarks for Science Literacy" consists primarily of statements regarding what all students should know and be able to do in science, mathematics, and technology by the end of grades two, five, eight, and twelve. The purpose of this summary is to answer frequently asked questions about "Benchmarks for Science Literacy". The topics of these questions relate to curriculum reform, the nature of Project 2061 benchmarks, the scope of benchmarks, the developers of benchmarks, utilizing benchmarks, and sources of benchmarks. Question answers are accompanied by reproductions of pages from "Benchmarks for Science Literacy." (DDR)
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Case Studies, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Interviews, Knowledge Representation, Scientific Literacy, Standards, Teacher Education
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Project 2061, 1200 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.