2061 Connections
An electronic newsletter for the science education community

March 2010

In this issue

I. AAAS Conference Fosters Climate Literacy
AAAS in collaboration with the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography recently brought together more than 150 informal science educators to learn more about climate change science and public outreach on this important issue. Read the full story.

II. Research on Textbook Coherence Published in JRST
In a January 2010 article, Project 2061 reports on the development of a method for analyzing the coherence of biology textbooks that can serve those who evaluate, design, and use curriculum materials. Read more.

III. Project 2061 Presentations Feature Assessment and Strand Maps
Project 2061 staff members are sharing their expertise in developing standards-aligned assessment items and making the most of Atlas of Science Literacy strand maps and the NSDL's Science Literacy Maps. Learn more.

IV. This Just In…
Get the latest information on Project 2061 events, workshops, and news for the science education community. Topping this issue’s announcements: Upcoming Atlas workshops and the nomination deadline for the 2010 AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize.

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