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Science

What the future holds in store for individuals, the nation, and the world depends largely on the wisdom with which humans use science and technology. And that, in turn, depends on the character and effectiveness of the education that people receive. 

Standards

The Oregon State Board of Education adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as the new Oregon 2014 Science Standards on March 6, 2014.
Oregon’s Statewide Science Assessments include computer-based assessments at grades 5, 8, and high school, as well as local performance assessments at grades K-High School.

Content & Assessment Panel

The Oregon Department of Education establishes a number of Content and Assessment panels to assist in the various activities that surround the academic content standards.

Curriculum & Instruction

Instructional materials on this list are reviewed using specific criteria and formally adopted by the State Board of Education.

Science Resources

A variety of resources, including researchers' data, maps, photos, simulations and models.

Oregon Environmental Literacy Program 

The  OELP Resource Directory will help you find resources, programs and field sites that will help you engage students in activities that build environmental literacy

Oregon Environmental Literacy Plan

Classroom instruction about our vital natural resources and an opportunity to conduct field investigations in an outdoor learning setting


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