Profiles of Student Achievement in Science at the TIMSS International Benchmarks: U.S. Performance and Standards in an International Context
This report presents detailed information about the science achievement of fourth- and eighth-grade students in the countries that participated in TIMSS in 1995. Student performance in science at four international benchmarks on the TIMSS achievement scales is described and illustrated through example test questions. The report also discuss how performance at the international benchmarks matches up to United States mathematics standards.
Table of Contents
Overview: International Benchmarks of Science Achievement
International Benchmarks of Science Achievement Fourth Grade
International Benchmarks of Science Achievement Eighth Grade
Appendix: Descriptions of Items at Each Benchmark