2061 Connections
An electronic newsletter for the science education community

September 2004

In this issue

I. Discovering Standards-Based Resources through Interactive Strand Maps
How can interactive strand maps best provide educators with access to resources linked to content standards? Project 2061’s collaboration on the National Science Digital Library Strand Map Service is harnessing the potential of strand map browsing interfaces to support coherent and comprehensive curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Read the full story.

II. Looking Ahead to the Next Atlas of Science Literacy
With a second volume of Atlas of Science Literacy in development, all of the learning goals in Benchmarks for Science Literacy will be mapped.

Learn more.

III. CCMS Knowledge Sharing Institute Focuses on Research
Researchers from the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science and other experts come together to discuss how to advance research on the development, analysis, and use of science curriculum materials. Find out more.