[Graphic omitted] Project 2061, launched in 1985 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), targeted the need for improved scientific literacy by establishing it as a goal for all school-aged children (AAAS 1990) and specifying the most important knowledge and skills necessary for elementary, middle and high school students in its landmark publication Benchmarks for Science Literacy (AAAS 1993).
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BSL stands for Benchmarks for Science Literacy (education)
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Both the Benchmarks for Science Literacy (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1993) and the National Science Education Standards (National Research Council, 1996) call on teachers to design courses so that students learn science by doing science: posing relevant, testable questions; designing appropriate protocols for investigating these questions; and assembling and deciphering the results of the investigations.
References American Association for the Advancement of Science (1993), Benchmarks for Science Literacy.
Introduction Integration of technology and thinking skills through problem-based learning (PBL) is supported as an approach to science by standards such as the National Science Education Standards (National Research Council, 1996) the Benchmarks for Science Literacy (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1993) and a recent report on K-8 science education (National Research Council, 2007).
Benchmarks for Science Literacy (1993) defines what a scientifically literate adult should know.
101-102) The American Association for the Advancement of Science's Project 2061 has developed Technology, A Panel Report, Phase 1, 1993, and Benchmarks for Science Literacy, 1993 (two chapters: "The Nature of Technology" and "The Designed World" address technology in its nature and implications for education and literacy).
The National Science Education Standards, developed under the leadership of the National Research Council, and Science for All Americans and Benchmarks for Science Literacy, produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, have spelled out reforms in K-12 science education calling for all students to learn about the nature of technology and the designed world.