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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Literacy For Science Workshop
December 9-10, 2013
Background Materials
(still in progress) 
Workshop Overview:
Session 1: Overview of Literacy for Science in the StandardsSession 2: Literacy for Science in Principle and PracticeSession 4: Science Literacy Demands on the Education System
These papers were commissioned for the Literacy for Science in the Common Core ELA Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards Workshop on December 9-10, 2013, through support from the NRC Presidents’ Committee Funds and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. 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.

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