The National Standards

The National Science Education Content Standards "outline what students should know, understand and be able to do in the natural sciences over the course of K-12 education." Although most science teachers are aware of the subject matter understandings (e.g., Physical Science Standards) in their respective disciplines, too little attention is devoted to the categories of:

This exhibit provides material that speaks to these dimensions of science content knowledge as well as the required Physical Science Standards. This exhibit is an excellent vehicle by which to bring the full Content Standards to the science classroom.