Science

Utah is getting new Science Standards!  They are called Science with Engineering Education Standards (SEEd).  

Our new SEEd Standards for Grade 6-8 have been adopted by the Utah State Board of Education.  To see them click here.

*The new SEEd Standards incorporate 3 Dimensional Science, which is

1. Crosscutting Concepts

2. Science and Engineering Practices

3. Disciplinary Core Ideas

To know more about these, click here

*The whole state of Utah will implement the new 6-8 SEEd Standards in the 2017-18 School Year.

Here is the timeline of changes for our Utah Science Standards for K-12.

 

6th – 8th grade SEEd

9th – 12th SEEd

K-5th SEEd

2015-2016

December approval of6th – 8th grade SEEd Standards

 

 

2016-2017

PD and Prep for 6th – 8th SEEd Standards

Approval of Standards for 9th – 12th SEEd

 

2017-2018

Statewide Year 1 Operational Field Test for 6th – 8th SEEd (The SAGE tests will be on this!)

PD and Prep for 9th – 12th SEEd

Approval of Standards for K-5th SEEd

2018-2019

Statewide Year 2-Full Implementation of 6th – 8th SEEd

Statewide Year 1 Operational Field Test  9th – 12th SEEd (The SAGE tests will be on this!)

PD and Prep for 9th – 12th SEEd

2019-2020

 

Full Implementation of 9th – 12th SEEd

Pilot of K-5th SEEd begins with matching SAGE test

2020-2021

 

 

Full Implementation of K-5th SEEd

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