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American Association for the Advancement of Science

U.S. science organization that embraces all the sciences. Extensive programs and materials produced, including Project 2061, a long-term science education reform effort, and publications.

Atlas for Science Literacy

This book features visual maps of science content from K to 12. This is a great resource for schools and districts to help with curriculum development across the "learning trajectory" of science.

Benchmarks for Science Literacy

Developed by the Project 2061, the Benchmarks look at adjusting science curriculum to essential elements with a goal of having all graduates scientifically literate by 2061.

Biotechnology in New Hampshire, Biotechnology Education, Organizations, and Industry

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science

Contains a comprehensive collection of K-12 curriculum resources in many formats.

Eisenhower Regional Alliance for Mathematics and Science Education Reform

Supports K-12 mathematics, science, and technology reform in the Northeast. Provides professional development and technical assistance.


A listserve that serves the needs of teachers of science in New Hampshire. To subscribe, send the message: subscribe NHSCI-Ed to

National Board on Science Education

The Board on Science Education (BOSE) is a standing board within the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academies. The Board meets biannually and its membership reflects expertise in a variety of domains within science and science education such as natural and learning scientists, educational researchers, policy professionals, science education practitioners, teacher educators, philanthropic corporate stakeholders.

National Research Council Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education

A national organization concerned with curriculum development and review, educational policy, research, assessment, and evaluation. Responsible for developing and supporting the National Science Education Standards.

National Science Education Standards

Developed in coordination with the National Academies of Science, the NSES look at revising science teaching and learning.

National Science Foundation

A national organization for improving science education in the United States. NSF initiates and sponsors a wide variety of projects and is a significant source of funding for professional development opportunities.

National Science Teachers Association

Organization committed to improving science education Pre-k through college. Provides national and regional conferences; certification of teachers; computer bulletin board; 20 award programs; publishes journals and instructional materials.

National Youth Science Foundation

The National Youth Science Foundation® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to inspiring and preparing youth for successful, thoughtful, and ethical engagement in science, technology, and the arts. They sponsor the annual National Youth Science Camp.

National Youth Science Camp

The National Youth Science Camp is a residential science education program for young scientists the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, and have voluntary opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime. This program is offered on an award basis, and is presented at no cost to the participants.

New Hampshire Educators Online (NHEON)

An educator's resource for curriculum planning and professional development.

Next Generation Science Standards

A collaborative, state-led process, managed by Achieve, developed new K–12 science standards will are rich in content and practice, and arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades, to provide all students an internationally benchmarked science education. The NGSS are based on the Framework for K–12 Science Education developed by the National Research Council.

STEM Education Coalition

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Coalition works to support STEM programs for teachers and students at the U. S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and other agencies that offer STEM related programs. The STEM Education Coalition represents all sectors of the technological workforce – from knowledge workers, to educators, to scientists, engineers, and technicians. The participating organizations of the STEM Education Coalition are dedicated to ensuring quality STEM education at all levels.

Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)

Information and links for the most recent study to compare performance of students in mathematics and science at three grade levels: 4, 8, and 12, within many counties worldwide.

UNH Impact Center

One of seven IMPACT Centers in the New England area whose common mission is to facilitate the implementation of exemplary standards-based mathematics and science programs by K-12 teachers in New England. The program has three phases of professional development.

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