New NRC report: A Framework for K–12 Science Education

A new report is available from the National Research Council - A Framework for K–12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas Download for free

Science, engineering, and technology permeate nearly every facet of modern life and hold the key to meeting many of humanity's most pressing challenges, both present and future. To address the critical issues of U.S. competitiveness and to better prepare the workforce, Framework for K-12 Science Education proposes a new approach to K-12 science education that will capture students' interest and provide them with the necessary foundational knowledge in the field.