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National Science Education Standards

 
Unifying Concepts and Processes                            

Systems, order, and organization

               

Evidence, models, and explanation

                         

Constancy, change, and measurement

                 

Evolution and equilibrium

                           

Form and function

                     
Science as Inquiry                            

Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry

       

Understandings about scientific inquiry

       
Physical Science                            

Structure of atoms

                           

Structure and properties of matter

                           

Chemical reactions

                     

Motions and forces

                           

Conservation of energy and increase in disorder

                           

Interactions of energy and matter

                           
Life Science                            

The cell

                           

Molecular basis of heredity

                           

Biological evolution

                           

Interdependence of organisms

                     

Matter, energy, and organization in living systems

                     
Behavior of organisms                    
Earth and Space Sciencee                            

Energy in the earth system

                           

Geochemical cycles

                     

Origin and evolution of the earth system

                           

Origin and evolution of the universe

                           
Science and Technology                            

Abilities of technological design

         

Understandings about science and technology

         
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives                            

Personal and community health

                           

Population growth

                           

Natural resources

             

Environmental quality

                   

Natural and human-induced hazards

                           

Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges

           
History and Nature of Science                            

Science as a human endeavor

             

Nature of scientific knowledge

                       

Historical perspectives

                       

Last updated: Jul. 02, 2012