This report presents science achievement results for students in the two grades with the largest proportion of 9-year-olds the third and fourth grades in most countries across 26 countries. Special emphasis is placed on the fourth-grade results, including selected information about students' background and classroom practices in teaching science. Comparisons with achievement at the eighth-grade are also presented.
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|Table of Contents for the Science Report|
|Chapter 1||International Student Achievement in Science|
|Chapter 2||Average Achievement in the Science Content Areas|
|Chapter 3||Performance on Items Within Each Science Content Area|
|Chapter 4||Students' Backgrounds and Attitudes Towards the Science's|
|Chapter 5||Teachers and Instruction|
|Appendix A||Overview of TIMSS Procedures: Science Achievement Results for Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Students|
|Appendix B||The Test-Curriculum Matching Analysis|
|Appendix C||Selected Science Achievements Results for the Philippines|