Arthur Eisenkraft, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Angelica Stacy, University of California, Berkeley

LIFE SCIENCES

Lead

Rodger Bybee, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs Roger Bybee served as executive director of Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) from 1999 to 2007. He also served as chair of both the science forum and the science expert group for the 2006 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). In addition, he worked on the 1999 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study science lesson video study. His major areas of work have included scientific literacy, scientific inquiry, the design and development of school science curricula, the role of policy in science education, and work on international assessments, in particular PISA. He recently retired from BSCS but continues consulting and publishing on policies, programs, and practices for science education at local, national, and international levels. He has a Ph.D. from New York University and M.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of Northern Colorado.

Members

Bruce Fuchs, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Kathy Comfort, WestEd, San Francisco

Danine Ezell, San Diego County Office of Education

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES

Lead

Michael Wysession, Washington University, St. Louis

Michael Wysession is associate professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. An established leader in seismology and geophysical education, he is noted for his development of a new way to create three-dimensional images of Earth’s interior from seismic waves. These images have provided scientists with insights into the makeup of Earth and its evolution throughout history. Wysession is co-author of An Introduction to Seismology, Earthquakes, and Earth Structure; the lead author of Physical Science: Concepts in Action; and co-author of the K-6 Integrated Science textbook program. He received a science and engineering fellowship from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, a National Science Foundation presidential faculty fellowship, and



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