What Research Says About K-8 Science Learning and Teaching

Duschl, Richard A.; Shouse, Andrew W.; Schweingruber, Heidi A.
November 2007
Principal;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p16
The article focuses on the need for curriculum reform for science education from Kindergarten through eighth grades. The U.S. National Science Foundation has created many of the curricula and kits used in science classrooms. Reports by the National Research Council and the National Center on Education and the Economy identifies problems in science education and the need for a scientific and technical workforce in the future.


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