Project 2061 Online Tools

AAAS Science Assessment Website
NEW! This innovative website presents more than 600 multiple-choice test questions to help educators assess what students know about key ideas in science and -- just as importantly -- the incorrect ideas they have. The site also includes national field test data on student performance by gender, grade level, and primary language.


AAAS Project 2061 Textbook Evaluations
Online reports present findings on the content quality and instructional effectiveness of some of the most widely used middle and high school science and mathematics textbooks.

Benchmarks Online

Benchmarks Online
Presenting learning goals for the end of grades 2, 5, 8, and 12. Benchmarks Online features hypertext links to cognitive research and bibliographic references as well as updates to the 1993 print version.

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Blueprints Online

Blueprints for Reform Online
Each chapter explores an area of the education system that needs to change to make Project 2061's vision of science literacy for all students a reality.

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Dialogue on Early Childhood Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (Cover)

Dialogue on Early Childhood Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Online
Papers; an extensive bibliography; and a list of resources for educators, parents, and advocacy groups shed light on pre-K learning in science, math, and technology.

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Resources for Science Literacy: Professional Development
A wide array of materials provide educators with a deeper understanding of how to help their students achieve science literacy.
Science Educator’s Guide to Selecting High-Quality Instructional Materials
Useful for curriculum researchers, developers, textbook selection committees, and teachers, the Guide offers step-by-step procedures for taking a critical look at science instructional materials.
Science for All Americans Online

Science for All Americans Online
This landmark publication is the cornerstone of Project 2061's efforts to reform the K-12 science, mathematics, and technology curriculum.

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Teaching Guides for Special Topics
These guides support teachers as they convey core science concepts to students and build their own knowledge of evolution, global climate change, and the nature of science.

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