New 6th - 12th Grade Science Curriculum & AssessmentsTop of Page

Teachers, please click on your course name for the link to the google drive that contains all the new curriculum documents for your course. To avoid problems getting access, be sure you are using the Chrome browser and are logged in using your district account.
 
 
***** This section is under construction. Please check back soon for updates! *****

K-5 Science Curriculum, Assessments & ResourcesTop of Page

Teachers, please click on your grade level to access all of the related science documents currently in use (2012 revision). To avoid problems getting access, be sure you are using the Chrome browser and are logged in using your district account.
 
 
***** All K-5 curricula should now be accessible. Please email Meegan Adames if you have any issues accessing your curriculum. Thank you for your patience during the transition!! *****

New Science Curricula for K-5 coming soon!Top of Page

As most of you know, the Next Generation Science Standards are changing science instruction in exciting ways! In New Brunswick, our K-5 Science curricula will be updated in time for the 2017 - 2018 school year. As soon as each grade level's curriculum is board approved, I will post a link to it here. In the meantime, if you want to explore more, check out some of the links below:
 
 
In either one of those websites, you can search by grade level to find the relevant Performance Expectations and their inherent Disciplinary Core Ideas, Cross-cutting Concepts & Science and Engineering Practices. 

 

A Framework for K-12 Science Education (a good resource for the basis of NGSS including content knowledge; create a free account to download a free PDF):

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/13165/a-framework-for-k-12-science-education-practices-crosscutting-concepts#

Resources to support Science LiteracyTop of Page

Check out the websites below for great resources to support science literacy!
 
These two are free to educators and have articles at a variety of reading levels on a wide range of topics:
 
Resources that the district has subscriptions to:
For help getting onto Discovery Education, click here.
 
Annotated research papers for student research:
 
Skype a scientist!
 

Professional Development ResourcesTop of Page

Check out the respected groups below for quality science PD!