Benchmarks for Science Literacy - Project 2061
Project 2061 is a long-term initiative of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to help all Americans become literate in science, mathematics, and technology. To achieve that goal, Project 2061 conducts research and develops tools and services that educators, researchers, and policymakers can use to make critical and lasting improvements in the nation's education system.
AAAS sponsors Science NetLinks. At Science NetLinks, you'll find teaching tools, interactives, podcasts, and hands-on activities for teaching and learning science. The site has resources for teachers, students, and their families.
The assessment items on this website are the result of more than a decade of research and development by Project 2061, a long-term science education reform initiative of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Here you will find free access to more than 600 assessment items, including testing for common misconceptions as well as correct ideas.
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