Science

NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS - Homepage

http://www.nextgenscience.org/

 

Why NGSS? Video (3:43 minutes)

http://www.nextgenscience.org/case-next-generation-science-standards

 

Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Science - Homepage

To find Michigan K-7 Standards, Grade 8-High School Standards, Assessment
Information, Professional Development and Resources

http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-28753_38684_28760---,00.html

 

MDE Frequently Asked Questions About Science and the Michigan Merit Curriculum

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/SCIENCE_FAQ_v3_09_314361_7.pdf

 

MDE FAQs: Revised

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/FAQ_-_Entire_Document_12.07_217841_7.pdf

 

SCIENCE RESOURCE LINKS

Annenberg Foundation Video Professional Development Series (8 modules and support materials-an excellent resource)

The Science of Teaching Sciences

http://www.learner.org/workshops/science/

 

National Science Teachers Association- Homepage

http://www.nsta.org/recommends/

 

Smithsonian Institution: National Science Resources Center

http://www.nsrconline.org/curriculum_resources/teacher_resources.html

 

10 Websites for Science Teachers- (New teacher support from Edutopia)

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/websites-for-science-teachers-eric-brunsell

 

Michigan State University: Learning Resources Center - Science

https://www.msu.edu/~lrc/ScienceResources.html

 

The Common Core Conversation - Science Resources (a wonderfully simple all-
encompassing resource connection)

http://www.commoncoreconversation.com/science-resources.html