All BPS students from pK-12 are entitled to science education.
Photo Credit: Molly Peters
of the Boston Public Schools Science Department ensures that every student, from preschool through high school graduation, is provided with opportunities to actively engage in the science and engineering practices and make sense of scientific phenomenon by using their observations and data through talking, reading, and writing. Students must explore science in their everyday lives and realize that they are capable scientists and engineers, whether they pursue a career in these fields or not. Students bring a diversity of knowledge and skills from their different backgrounds and cultural experiences into the classroom. This diversity provides rich perspectives and are assets upon which new understandings can be built. Students must graduate ready to be critical consumers of science -- capable of analyzing data, critiquing arguments and participating in scientific discourse as citizens making informed decisions about the challenges that confront society. <excerpt adapted from BPS Essentials Aligned Science Instruction> The vision endures...
STE Community (Google) Classroom is open to any BPS Science educator. It is a place to share resources and ideas. Please join using our code: goncy23. We welcome your voice.
Don't forget the BPS Science Socials! Check the blogspot for dates, times and locations.
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NOTE 1: Video clip above highlights students from the Horace Mann School for the Deaf as they learn about the concept of erosion and discuss their observations. This video is used with permission. NOTE 2: This site will remain static. Potential updates may only be made to the Citywide/Region VI Science Fair and Science Materials Center pages.