Available Tools, Option H:
Comparison of Benchmarks and
National Science Education Standards

Estimated Time: 30 minutes.

Overview: This presentation uses examples from the detailed comparison of Benchmarks for Science Literacy and the content portion of the National Science Education Standards (NSES) that appears on the Resources for Science Literacy: Professional Development disk. The comparison shows the overwhelming similarity of the two documents in substance and grade-level expectations for students. This option is particularly appropriate for framework developers and for those seeking assurance of the congruence between Benchmarks and NSES.

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