Task Annotation Project in Science: Phenomena

Wednesday, February 20, 2019Printer-friendly version

Are phenomena a “nice-to-have" engagement hook, or a “must have” feature of three-dimensional science assessments?  The Task Annotation Project in Science surfaced the significance of phenomena in science assessments, and what features define high-quality phenomena for assessments. This resource provides educators and assessment developers with recommendations for phenomena that can support all students and reveal students’ ability to sense-make using the three dimensions.