Science & Engineering

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Things to do

New York State Science Learning Standards -- Look here for the standards: UPDATED February 2019.

A Framework for K-12 Science Education -- Want to know where the standards came from? This is the original document upon which the standards are built.

Resources, Ideas, and Phenomena -- Looking for ideas? Check out these offerings from experts around the country!

MO BOCES Chemistry and Physics PLC Web Page -- This is a reference page for our joint Chemistry and Physics PLC which meets a few times a year to discuss best practices and share ideas. It is maintained by our PLC facilitators, Erin Tucci and Sean Dwyer, of Canastota High School.

High School Course Development -- Connecting the High School Standards to the appropriate courses (Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics) per NYSED guidance. 

The Big Ideas -- This is an opportunity to dig into the most significant shift in the NYS Standards: the Practices. Practices have been identified for Reading and Writing, as well as for Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science. How do they tie to our planning, our instruction, and the childrens' learning?

Step One: Download this document and take a look at the Practices:
Common Practices Step Two: Use this document to begin to identify commonalities and to brainstorm next steps: The Big Ideas