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Benchmarks for Science Literacy

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ISBN-10: 0195089863

ISBN-13: 9780195089868

Edition: 1993 (Reprint)

Authors: American Association for the Advancement of Science Staff

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Published to glowing praise in 1990, Science for All Americans defined the science-literate American--describing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes all students should retain from their learning experience--and offered a series of recommendations for reforming our system of education in science, mathematics, and technology. Benchmarks for Science Literacy takes this one step further. Created in close consultation with a cross-section of American teachers, administrators, and scientists, Benchmarks elaborates on the recommendations to provide guidelines for what all students should know and be able to do in science, mathematics, and technology by the end of grades 2, 5, 8, and 12. These…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/6/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 9.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.92" tall
Weight: 2.398

Preface
About Benchmarks
Benchmarks
The Nature of Science
The Nature of Mathematics
The Nature of Technology
The Physical Setting
The Living Environment
The Human Organism
Human Society
The Designed World
The Mathematical World
Historical Perspectives
Common Themes
Habits of Mind
Background
The Origin of Benchmarks
Issues and Language
The Research Base
Beyond Benchmarks
Participants
Index