Aspects And Major Categories Of Mathematics And Science Frameworks 

Content Aspects 

Mathematics 
Science 
• Numbers 
• Earth sciences 
• Measurement 
• Life Sciences 
• Geometry: Position 
• Physical sciences 
• Geometry: Symmetry 
• Science, technology, and mathematics 
• Proportionality 
• History of science and technology 
• Functions, relations, equations 
• Environmental issues 
• Data probability, statistics 
• Nature of science 
• Elementary analysis 
• Science and other disciplines 
• Validation and structure 

• Other content 

Performance Expectations Aspects 

Mathematics 
Science 
• Knowing 
• Understanding 
• Using routine procedures 
• Theorizing, analyzing, solving problems 
• Investigating and problem solving 
• Using tools, routine procedures 
• Mathematical reasoning 
• Investigating the natural world 
• Proportionality 
• Communicating 
• Communicating 

Perspective Aspects 

Mathematics 
Science 
• Attitudes 
• Attitudes 
• Careers 
• Careers 
• Participation 
• Participation 
• Increasing interest 
• Increasing interest 
• Habits of mind 
• Safety 

• Habits of mind 
From Curriculum Frameworks for Mathematics and Science (p. 46), by D.F. Robitaille et al., 1993, TIMSS Monograph No. 1. Vancouver: Pacific Educational Press. Copyright © 1993 TIMSS. Adapted with permission.
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Appendix 3:
Aspects and Categories in the TIMSS Mathematics and Science Analytic Frameworks
Aspects And Major Categories Of Mathematics And Science Frameworks
Content Aspects
Mathematics
Science
• Numbers
• Earth sciences
• Measurement
• Life Sciences
• Geometry: Position
• Physical sciences
• Geometry: Symmetry
• Science, technology, and mathematics
• Proportionality
• History of science and technology
• Functions, relations, equations
• Environmental issues
• Data probability, statistics
• Nature of science
• Elementary analysis
• Science and other disciplines
• Validation and structure
• Other content
Performance Expectations Aspects
Mathematics
Science
• Knowing
• Understanding
• Using routine procedures
• Theorizing, analyzing, solving problems
• Investigating and problem solving
• Using tools, routine procedures
• Mathematical reasoning
• Investigating the natural world
• Proportionality
• Communicating
• Communicating
Perspective Aspects
Mathematics
Science
• Attitudes
• Attitudes
• Careers
• Careers
• Participation
• Participation
• Increasing interest
• Increasing interest
• Habits of mind
• Safety
• Habits of mind
From Curriculum Frameworks for Mathematics and Science (p. 46), by D.F. Robitaille et al., 1993, TIMSS Monograph No. 1. Vancouver: Pacific Educational Press. Copyright © 1993 TIMSS. Adapted with permission.
See Appendix 4 for data release plans.