ERIC Number: ED420539
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards for Science. Bulletin No. 8161.
Fortier, John D.; Grady, Susan M.; Lee, Shelley A.
This document contains Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards for Science. The Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Science follow the format and the content of the National Science Education Standards. Three of the content standards address the knowledge-base of science while other content standards address the application of knowledge. These standards reflect the change and reform taking place in science education. Sample tasks and student work designed according to the standards are presented. Standards are presented for eight areas: (1) Science Connections; (2) Nature of Science; (3) Science Inquiry; (4) Physical Science; (5) Earth and Space Science; (6) Life and Environmental Science; (7) Science Applications; and (8) Science in Social and Personal Perspectives. Contains a glossary. (ASK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, National Standards, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Standards
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Publication Sales, Drawer 179, Milwaukee, WI 53293-0179; phone: 800-243-8782.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin