Three Dimensional Teaching

Science and Engineering Practices

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Crosscutting Concepts

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Cause & Effect: Mechanism & Explanation
Scale, Proportion, & Quantity
Systems & System Models

The crosscutting concepts represent seven different lenses through which scientists can view a phenomenon.  Framing questions should represent all of these lenses in the area of patterns, causality (cause and effect and structure and function), systems (systems and system models, scale/proportion/quantity, energy and matter, and stability and change)

Disciplinary Core Ideas

The Disciplinary Core Ideas are the science and engineering content that students should learn. 
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