ERIC Number: ED486475
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep
Science Framework for the 2005 National Assessment of Educational Progress
US Department of Education
This document contains the design and rationale for assessing science achievement of students throughout the United States in 2005. This same Framework has been used by NAEP for the 1996 and 2000 science assessments. The Framework provides a general overview of NAEP, describes the NAEP Science Framework adopted by NAGB, and reviews the process by which the Framework was developed. Appended are: (1) NAEP Science Achievement; (2) Fields of Science; (3) Examples of Themes by Grade Level; (4) Science Content Outlines (Excerpts); and (5) Science Committees and Project Staff. A list of selected readings is also provided.
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Science Achievement, Guidelines, Student Evaluation, Instructional Program Divisions
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.