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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Science Teachers' LearningEnhancing Opportunities, Creating Supportive Contexts  (BOSE,TAC)

Currently, many states are adopting the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) or are revising their own state standards in ways that reflect the NGSS. For students and schools, the implementation... Read more

Identifying and Supporting Productive STEM Programs in Out-of-School Settings  (BOSE)

More and more young people are learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in a wide variety of afterschool, summer, and informal programs. At the same time, there has been... Read more

Trust and Confidence at the Interfaces of the Life Sciences and SocietyDoes the Public Trust Science? A Workshop Summary  (BLS,BOSE)

Does the public trust science? Scientists? Scientific organizations? What roles do trust and the lack of trust play in public debates about how science can be used to address such societal concerns as... Read more

¡En Sus Marcas, Listos, Ciencia!De la investigación a la práctica en las clases de ciencias en la educación básica  (BOSE,CFE)

This is the Spanish language version of Ready, Set, Science! by the Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. It was edited by the Chilean Academy of Sciences under the direction of... Read more

Public Engagement on Genetically Modified OrganismsWhen Science and Citizens Connect: Workshop Summary  (BLS,BOSE)

The National Research Council's Roundtable on Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences held a 2-day workshop on January 15-16, 2015, in Washington, DC to explore the public interfaces between scientists... Read more

Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards  (BOSE)

A Framework for K-12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) describe a new vision for science learning and teaching that is catalyzing improvements in science classrooms across... Read more

Reaching StudentsWhat Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering  (BOSE)

The undergraduate years are a turning point in producing scientifically literate citizens and future scientists and engineers. Evidence from research about how students learn science and engineering... Read more

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