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Standards-based education is the process of basic teaching, learning and assessment that focuses on national, state, and local educational standards. Academic Content Standards are statements of what students are expected to know and be able to do at specified grade levels.



2014 Science Standards


The Oregon State Board of Education adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as the new Oregon 2014 Science Standards on March 6, 2014.


2009 Science Content Standards


The Oregon State Board of Education adopted the 2009 Science Academic Content Standards PDF at their February 20, 2009 meeting.

For information about the instructional materials adoption process, please visit the Instructional Materials web page. If you have further questions related to instructional materials, e-mail Paula Merritt eMail




ODE Standards Resources



  • Common Core State Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
    The 6-12 literacy standards for Science and technical Subjects are not meant to replace the content standards in the sciences but rather to supplement them. The emphasis in the literacy standards is for students to learn to read and write in English Language Arts and to further develop reading and writing skills specific to science and technical subjects content.
    • 6-8 MS-Word  04/03/2012 (232 KB)
    • 9/10 MS-Word  04/03/2012 (232.50 KB)
    • 11/12 MS-Word  04/03/2012 (230 KB)
  • Academic Content Standards: Creating Consistency across Oregon PDF Publication 12/28/2010 (436.76 KB)
    This document describes the history of Oregon's academic content standards and provides information on the connection between Oregon standards and those developed at the national level.
  • Standards Revision and Adoption Schedule PDF  05/13/2013 (184.10 KB)
    This schedule (by content area) includes the most recent adoption date for standards, the anticipated date for the next standards revision, and the contract period for adopted instructional materials with publishers.


National Science Resources






Contacts
  • Cheryl Kleckner Email    (503) 947-5794
    Common Core/College and Career Readiness - Ed. Specialist, Science/Title II-B Mathematics and Science Partnerships

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