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Assessing students' ability in performing scientific inquiry: instruments for measuring science skills in primary education

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With the increased attention on the implementation of inquiry activities in primary science classrooms, a growing interest has emerged in assessing students’ science skills. Research has thus far been concerned with the limitations and advantages of different test formats to assess students’ science skills.

Reference Kruit, P. M., Oostdam, R. J., van den Berg, E., & Schuitema, J. (2018). Assessing students' ability in performing scientific inquiry: instruments for measuring science skills in primary education. Research in Science & Technological Education, 36(4), 413-439.
Published by  Centre for Applied Research in Education 1 January 2018