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Published in 2009
This report gives a detailed look on the status and trends of geoscience education from K-12 and up through community college courses.
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Published in 2008
In this paper, SETDA discusses the importance of STEM education, the current state of STEM education, and barriers to implementing STEM education and recommends what stakeholders and policymakers can do to support STEM education.
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Published in 2013
"The report includes statistics on the presence of the Earth and Space sciences in: national and state science education standards; high school graduation requirements; high stakes science assessments; college admission requirements; and the Advanced Placement program. The Center report will provide...
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Published in 2010
At the invitation of the American Geological Institute (AGI), representatives of AGI member societies and key partners gathered for the first Earth System Science Education Summit in Houston in February 2010. The following report summarizes the origins of the meeting, major discussions that took...
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Published in 2011
The results of the NAEP science assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in science. The assessment is designed to measure students' knowledge and abilities in the areas of physical science, life science, and Earth and space science. Results of the 2015 science...
Grade Level   4 8 12
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Published in 2015
As part of our effort to enhance geosciences education awareness, the American Geosciences Institute collects science education data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and summarizes the data into reports at the elementary and secondary levels. The data and reports are available here....
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Published in 2005
The purposes of this paper are to exam online Internet content of an Earth and environmental science (EES) course and determine if the format and design of the Internet content is appropriate for students with visual disabilities. The course used external Web sites on the Internet as the main source...
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Published in 2007
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) commissioned TERC to complete a review of science education standards for all 50 states. The study analyzed K-12 Earth science standards to determine how well each state addresses key Earth-science content, concepts and skills. This report...
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Experts at Stanford University systematically searched the academic literature and analyzed 119 peer-reviewed studies published over a 20-year period that measured the impacts of environmental education for K-12 students. The review found clear evidence that environmental education programs provide...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 1998
A list compiled by the Operation Physics Elementary / middleschool physics education outreach project of the American Institute of Physics.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Published in 1991
The following list of Earth science misconceptions, compiled from surveys and misconception research, may provide a starting point for discovering and contending with student misconceptions. 
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2000
It is generally accepted that children have their own understanding of how the world works prior to receiving formal science instruction. Much research has been done to determine students' misconceptions related to the physical sciences; less has been done to understand children's ideas in the earth...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2002
The Report of 2000 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education details the results of a survey of 5,765 science and mathematics teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: teacher backgrounds and beliefs, teachers as professionals, science and mathematics courses,...
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Published in 2009
Project 2061's benchmarks are statements of what all students should know or be able to do in science, mathematics, and technology by the end of grades 2, 5, 8, and 12. The grade demarcations suggest reasonable checkpoints for estimating student progress toward the science literacy goals outlined in...
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Perspectives of Science and Education is a peer-reviewed international scientific electronic journal published six times a year.
Grade Level   12
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Published in 2008
This report lists misconceptions on: science itself; earth's setting; earth's structure; plate tectonics; earthquakes; mineral and rock terms; volcanoes; paleomagnetism; ocean systems; river systems; deserts; groundwater and karst systems; glacial systems; climate; and greenhouse warming.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2006
This report lists common misconceptions about solar-terrestrial physics. The misconception is given along with a detailled description of the correct processes.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2013
This article describes the implementation of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and how they will be used to further education in earth sciences. 
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