National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Science Assessment Instrument

November 7th, 2008 | EVALUATION

Evaluates students' knowledge of three fields of science (earth, physical, and life), three elements of knowing and doing science (conceptual understanding, scientific investigation, and practical reasoning), and two overarching domains in science (the nature of science and themes-systems, models, and patterns-present in science).


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Team Members

Nancy L. Allen, Author, Educational Testing Service
James E. Carlson, Author, Educational Testing Service
Christine A. Zelenak, Author, Educational Testing Service


Funding Source: ED

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Geoscience and geography | Life science | Nature of science | Physics
Resource Type: Research and Evaluation Instruments | Test