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Document Number: 5780

Meeting the Challenge of Science Literacy: Project 2061 Efforts to Improve Science Literacy - This essay provides highlights from Project 2061ís study of high school textbooks, arguing for the importance of aligning textbooks with Project 2061ís Benchmarks for Science Literacy, the National Research Councilís National Science Education Standards and supporting instructional strategies that research has shown to be most effective. A summary of the Project 2061 study is available. (Mary Koppal and Ann Caldwell, The American Society for Cell Biology, Spring 2004)...


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