K-12 Science



  • The ultimate goal of the Essential Standards for Science in K-12  is to achieve an understanding of scientific concepts, the processes required for solving problems and scientific literacy for all students.  An emphasis of inquiry based learning, problem solving and communication is the expectation.  All students will experience science as a creative venture of solving problems individually and collaboratively. 

    The Unifying Concepts  are as follows:

    • Systems, Order, and Organization
    • Evidence, Models and Explanation
    • Constancy, Change, and Measurement
    • Evolution and Equilibrium
    • Form and Function

    The strands are as follows:

    • Physical Science
    • Life Science
    • Earth Science
Science Partnerships