As more schools begin to implement the National Science Education Standards, adults who care about the quality of K-12 science education in their communities may want to help their local schools make the transition. This booklet provides guidance to parents and others, explains why high-quality science education is important for all children and young adults, and shows how the quality of school science programs can be measured.
Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education Staff; 1998, 32 pages, 8.5 x 11, single copy, $10.00; 2-9 copies, $7.00 each; 10 or more copies, $4.50 each (no other discounts apply).
Table of Contents
|Why Do We Need Science, Anyway?||3-6|
|Start with a Vision of High-Quality Education||7-12|
|Use the Standards to Bring Science to Everyone||13-16|
|Measure the Quality of Your School Science Program||17-20|
|Take the First Steps Toward Science Education Reform||21-24|
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