Science


September 8th, 2017

Science Standards Revision – September Update

On September 6, the Science Standards Revision Working Group made great progress in revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 27 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 24 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools and 1 private school. Participants were from 7 Arizona counties: Apache, Graham, Maricopa, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, and Yuma.

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We are still accepting applications from K-12 educators, post-secondary science content and science education researchers/instructors and parents and community members to serve on the working groups. New working group members are selected to participate throughout the entire revision process.

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March 8th, 2017

Presidential Awards Nominations

Do you know an outstanding 7th-12th grade mathematics or science teacher? If so, please consider nominating that teacher for a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).The Presidential Awards are the nation’s highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science), and recipients of the award receive $10,000 from the National Science Foundation. Anyone may nominate a teacher to apply for this exciting opportunity. Nominations are accepted until April 1, 2017. For more information or to nominate someone, visit the PAEMST website.

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February 23rd, 2017

Science Standards Revision February Update

The Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards

On February 22, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 23 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 21 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools. Participants represented 3 Arizona counties: Maricopa, Pima, and Apache.

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January 24th, 2017

Science Standards Revision Updates

On January 23, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to begin the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 28 Arizona educators braved inclement weather and were able to attend and participate, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 22 districts/schools, and 3 charter schools. Participants represented 7 Arizona counties: Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yuma, Cochise, Yavapai, and Navajo.

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