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Project Title: Science Investigations and Engineering Design for Grades 6-12

PIN: DBASSE-BOSE-15-03         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academy of Engineering

Sub Unit:
Board on Science Education

Brenner, Kerry

Subject/Focus Area:

Updating America’s Lab Report
May 4, 2017 - May 5, 2017
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Coreetha Entzminger
Phone: 202-334-3153


Updating America’s Lab Report
Meeting 1 Public Agenda

Keck Center, Room 105
500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC
May 4, 2017


11:15 am Welcome and Overview of the Study
Heidi Schweingruber, Director, Board on Science Education
Nancy Songer and Brett Moulding, Study Co-Chairs

11:25 am Discussion of the Charge with the Sponsors
Scott Heimlich, Amgen Foundation
Jim Short, Carnegie Corporation of New York

12:15 pm Lunch and small group discussion of the study

1:15 pm Panel on Needs of Educators and the Field
Tiffany Neill, Council of State Science Supervisors
and Oklahoma State Department of Education
Al Byers, National Science Teachers Association
Donna Williams-Barrett, Georgia Science Teachers Association
and STEM Director - Science at Fulton County Schools

1:45 pm Panel Discussion and Questions for the Panel from the Committee

2:15 pm Questions for the panel from the audience

2:30 pm Adjourn Open Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Brett Moulding (Cochair)
Utah Partnership for Effective Science Teaching and Learning
Nancy Songer (Cochair)
Drexel University
Juan-Carlos Aguilar
Georgia State Department of Education
Anne Egger
Central Washington University
Erin Furtak
University of Colorado
Kenneth Huff
Williamsville Middle School
Joseph Krajcik
Michigan State University
Michael C. Lach
University of Chicago
Ronald M. Latanision
Mitchell Nathan
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eileen R. Parsons
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill
Cynthia Passmore
University of California
Helen R. Quinn
Stanford University
Andrea Tracy
MacArthur High School

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
policies, procedures, committee composition, study charge, study timeline, information gathering plans

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
institutional policies and procedures, timelines, bios, agenda, plans for literature search
“America’s Lab Report: Investigations in High School Science”
“A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas”

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 9, 2017