Science

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Albion Science Teachers:

Tracy Evert (Science 8)--all information on Canvas

Mindy Timothy (Science 8)--all information on Canvas

Denise Sidesinger (Science 7, Department Chair)--all information on Canvas

Matt Reynolds (Science 7)--all information on Canvas

Sarah Conner (Science 6)

Barry Johnson (Science 6)--all information on Canvas

 

Sixth, Seventh, and Eight Grade Integrated Science

Science is a way of knowing, a process for gaining knowledge and understanding of the natural world.  The Science Core Curriculum places emphasis on understanding and using skills.  Students should be active learners.  It is not enough for students to read about science; they must do science.  They should observe, inquire, question, formulate and test hypotheses, analyze data, report, and evaluate findings.  The students, as scientists, should have hands-on, active experiences throughout 
the instruction of the science curriculum.

The Science Core describes what students should know and be able to do at the end of each course.  It was developed, critiqued, piloted, and revised by a community of Utah science teachers, university science educators, State Office of Education specialists, scientists, expert national consultants, and an advisory committee representing a wide diversity of people from the community.  The Core reflects the current philosophy of science education that is expressed in national documents developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academies of Science.  This Science Core has the endorsement of the Utah Science Teachers Association.  The Core reflects high standards of achievement in science for all students