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Teaching and Learning  

Explore information on the instructional factors related to your students' education in the following subject areas:

Learn More About NAEP 

The NAEP website features a number of applications designed to give users quick and easy access to questions from previous assessments, performance comparisons, and NAEP assessment data for quick or complex analyses.

Interactive Computer Tasks

Interactive computer tasks (ICTs) are one part of an innovative science assessment that required students to solve scientific problems in a computer-based environment, often by simulating a natural or laboratory setting.

Test yourself on all nine ICT tasks.

Hands-On Tasks

Hands-On Tasks (HOTs) provided students an opportunity to demonstrate how well they are able to plan and conduct scientific investigations.

Watch Maintaining Water Systems. See highlights of students taking the task. Duration: 4.5 minutes.