PHENOMENON

A phenomenon is an observable event.  In the science classroom a carefully chosen phenomenon can drive student inquiry. 

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Draft Assessments

Draft assessments created by K-12 science teachers at NGSS workshops.  In most cases the teachers went from standard to assessment in around an hour.  They are first drafts and have not been used with students.

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RESOURCES

Student inquiry is best understood through the science practices and crosscutting concepts.  Poster and cards are included.

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3-Dimensional Unit Planning

A nine-step protocol for designing a science unit that contains all three dimensions of the NGSS.  Phenomenon anchor and support the unit while learning performances build to standards.

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