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Science Curriculum – Middle School

The goal of the Essential Standards for Science in grades K-12 is to achieve understanding of scientific concepts and processes required for scientific decision making.  The end goal is the achievement of scientific literacy for all students. The instructional program in the North Carolina public schools is designed to merge unifying concepts of science, strands, content goals, and objectives. 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
  • Earth Science
  • Life Science

Curriculum documents for grades 6-8 can be accessed by clicking the links below.

 

 

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Published by Valerie Robinson on January 19, 2017
        
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