David L. Haury and Peter
Acronyms of interest to science educators.
AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science ACS American Chemical Society AIMS An Integrated Mathematics and Science or Activities BSCS Biological Sciences Curriculum Study CEPUP Chemical Education for Public Understanding CHEM Chemistry Education Materials Study CESI Council for Elementary Science International COMETS Career Oriented Modules to Explore Topics in Science COPES Conceptually Orientated Project in Elementary Science DASH Developmental Approaches in Science and Health ED U.S. Department of Education EPA Environmental Protection Agency ERIC Educational Resources Information Center ERIC/CSMEE ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education ESE Earth Systems Education ESL English as a Second Language ESS Elementary Science Study FOSS Full Option Science Program GEMS Great Explorations in Mathematics and Science ISCS Intermediate Science Curriculum Study ISIS Individualized Science Instructional System NAEP National Assessement of Educational Progress NARST National Association of Research on Science Teaching. NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NDN National Diffusion Network NSF National Science Foundation NSTA National Science Teachers Association OBIS Outdoor Biological Instructional Strategies SAPA or S-APA Science-A Process Approach SCIS Science Curriculum Improvement Study SPLASH Student-Parent Laboratories Achieving Science at Home SMILE Science Manipulatives in the Learning Environment SWOOPE Students Watching Over Our Planet Earth USMES Unified Science and Mathematics Education Study
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