Document Number: 6865Teaching Science in Five Countries: Results From the TIMSS 1999 Video Study - This report presents the results of a study of 8th-grade science teaching, conducted as part of the TIMSS 1999 Video Study. The nations include the United States and four countries that outperformed the United States on the 1995 TIMSS: Australia, the Czech Republic, Japan and the Netherlands. The report examines commonalities and differences regarding instructional organization, science content and student actions. Also available are report highlights. (National Center for Education Statistics, April 2006)...