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Science

Information that represents the content of science education and includes the essential skills and knowledge students will need to be scientifically literate citizens in the twenty-first century.
Content Standards
All of the state content standards, including science. Content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.
Curriculum Frameworks
Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.
Education & the Environment Initiative Curriculum
Development and review of an environment-based curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12 in the subject-matter areas of history-social science and science.
Instructional Materials
Information and resources for instructional materials.
Next Generation Science Standards
Information on the Conceptual Framework and on the development of the Next Generation Science Standards.
Recommended Literature for Pre-K Through Grade 12
This searchable list of books supports, students, teachers, and parents in finding books that will engage readers of varying skill levels in history-social science, mathematics, science, visual and performing arts, as well as general literature.
Recently Posted in Science
  • Science FW, Discipline Specific (DOC) (added 28-Jun-2016)
    Grades Six Through Eight ? Discipline Specific Course Model of the draft Science Framework.
  • Earth and Space Sciences (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    High School Four Course Model, Earth and Space Sciences chapter of the Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Physics (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    High School Four Course Model, Physics Chapter of the Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Assessment (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    Assessment Chapter of the Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Life Science/Biology (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    High School Four Course Model: Life Science/ Biology of the draft Science Framework.

  • Chemistry (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    High School Four Course Model, Chemistry chapter of the Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Integrated Learning Progression Course Model (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    Preferred Integrated Learning Progression Course Model of the draft Science Framework.
  • 3 Course Model Living Earth (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    High School Three Course Model The Living Earth: Integrating Life and Earth Science of the draft Science Framework.
  • Physics in the Universe (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    High School Three Course Model, Physics in the Universe: Integrating Physics and Earth and Space Sciences Chapter of the Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Chemistry in the Earth System (DOC) (added 27-Jun-2016)
    High School Three Course Model, Chemistry in the Earth System: Integrating Chemistry and Earth & Space Science Chapter of the Science Framework for California Public Schools.