The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) measures the science knowledge and skills of fourth-, eighth-, and twelfth-grade students. This page gives an overview of the skills measured by the NAEP and a breakdown of the science framework.
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Topic: Best Practices and Standard Assessments Unit Title: Collections and Resources for Teachers
NAEP measures the science knowledge and skills of fourth-, eighth-, and twelfth-grade students. According to the NAEP science framework, developed by the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), students are to be assessed in science in the following areas: Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences, Scientific Investigation, Practical Reasoning, and Conceptual Understanding.
<a href="http://www.compadre.org/precollege/items/detail.cfm?ID=6064">Institute of Education Sciences. What Does the NAEP Science Assessment Measure?. Washington: Institute of Education Sciences, October 1, 2006.</a>
Institute of Education Sciences. What Does the NAEP Science Assessment Measure?. Washington: Institute of Education Sciences, October 1, 2006. http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/science/whatmeasure.asp (accessed 21 May 2013).
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