Informal, Afterschool, and Public Engagement
Information and Communication Technology
Standards and Assessment
Policy and Program Reviews
These papers were commissioned for the Committee Science Learning: Kindergarten through Eight Grade through support from the Merck Institute for Science Education, the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. These papers were presented at committee meetings between November 2004 and January 2006. Opinions and statements included in the paper are solely those of the individual author, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by the Board on Science Education or the National Academy of Sciences, including the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, or National Research Council.