National Academies advisory: Science in grades K-8

TAKING SCIENCE TO SCHOOL: LEARNING AND TEACHING SCIENCE IN GRADES K-8, a new report from the National Research Council, looks at how science is taught in America's classrooms and recommends improvements.


Obtain a copy by contacting the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information at tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail

Advance copies of the report will be available to reporters only beginning at 4 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 20. THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED AND NOT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE BEFORE 4 P.M. EDT ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 21.

Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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