5D Assessment Tools

Our 5D assessment development process is eight phases - each with a clear goal and tools to support task development. 

The tools and processes are combined in the 5D Assessment Development Tool, for easy access from a single source.

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5D Assessment Development Tool

This document is intended to be used as a thinking tool with embedded tools and resources to support the development of 5D science assessment tasks from beginning to end.

Check out the completed example of the 5th Grade Whale Task to see the tool in use.

To support use of the 5D Assessment Development Tool, we have Guidance, How-To Instructions, and Tips for each of the phases. Download your copy of the tool and get started developing a 5D assessment!

The 5D Assessment Professional Learning Materials by Inquiry Hub & BSCS Science Learning are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. 

This license allows educators to use, modify, and reuse these resources to meet their needs. This license does require appropriate attribution, which means you must give credit to the author, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the 5D Assessment Project endorses you or your use. 




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