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Number of science items, by field-of-science scale and grade: 2000
Grade Total Physical science Earth science Life science
4 142 46 46 50
8 197 63 64 70
12 194 62 64 68
NOTE: The numbers in this table represent the post-scaling counts of items.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2000 Science Assessment.

Last updated 20 August 2008 (FW)

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