PALS - Performance Assessment Links in Science
http://pals.sri.com/index.html

Center for Technology in Learning - SRI International


PALS is an on-line, standards-based, continually updated resource bank of science performance assessment tasks indexed via the National Science Education Standards (NSES) and various other standards frameworks. The tasks, collected from numerous sources, include student directions and response forms, administration procedures, scoring rubrics, examples of student work, and technical quality data calculated from field testing. On-line rater training packets have also been created for some tasks. PALS is supported by a grant from the Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education (ESIE) Division (Grant #: ESI-9730651) of the National Science Foundation.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Biology
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2), High School (9-12)
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Biosphere, Atmosphere, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric ScienceKeywords: performance assessment, student work samples, inquiry, rubrics