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This study was supported by Award No. N01-OD-4-2139 TO#199 between the National Academy of Sciences and the National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education and an award between the National Academy of Sciences and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. The following members of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills contributed to the award: Apple, Inc.; Intel, Inc.; National Education Association; Pearson PLC; and SAP (no longer a member). Additional funding was provided by a contract between the National Academy of Sciences and Ford Motor Company Fund, a member of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project.

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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2010). Exploring the Intersection of Science Education and 21st Century Skills: A Workshop Summary. Margaret Hilton, Rapporteur. Board on Science Education, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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