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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 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 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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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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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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