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This project builds on current learning progression research to study the effects of instructional strategies including REASONING TOOLS and FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTS on development of middle school students' capacities to understand the Earth's hydrologic systems. The project applies a design-based research approach using iterative cycles of Tool design/revision, teacher workshops, and small-scale pilot tests of Tools through classroom experiments with teachers and students in Montana and Arizona.

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Link to MSP Test Site for students.