SECONDARY RESOURCES

SCIENCE :: SECONDARY RESOURCES

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Science Wiki
NCDPI's Science Wiki website is a resource designed especially for educators that provides a variety of instructional and research materials to assist in the preparation of moving to the Science Essential Standards.


REFERENCE TABLES

Reference tables are provided for:


HONORS COURSE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE

This guide includes information about requirements for honors courses with specific support of each content area.

Honors Course Implementation Guide


POSTERS

Please visit the Publications Sales website at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/publications/ to access the catalog and order the posters listed below. Ordering information can be found by selecting "Ordering Information" in the navigation menu on the left.

  • Goggles: It's the Law (item# SC 129)
  • Science Chemicals Poster (item# SC 127)
  • Science Safety Signs (item# SC 128)
  • NC Trough Time Geologic Poster (item# SC 119)
  • 6-8 Science Essential Standards Poster (item # SC152)
  • 9-12 Science Essential Standards Poster (item# SC 153)
  • Science & Engineering Practices/Cross-cutting Concepts (item# SC 154)
  • World Class Science at NCDPI (brochure) (item# SC 155)


LIST SERVES

Science Supervisors/High School Teachers List Serve: This list serve is designed to communicate with Central Office Science Curriculum Supervisors and high school teachers. It is used to send DPI announcements including policy updates, professional development opportunities, and other announcements. To join, email your name, LEA, job title/subjects taught, phone number to Marilyn Johns Marilyn.johns@dpi.nc.gov


SCHOOL SCIENCE SAFETY RESOURCES

Web resources are listed below. Additional resources are located on the NC Science Wiki.

North Carolina School Science Facilities Planner (pdf, 1.6mb)
This is a helpful guide when designing or remodeling science classrooms, laboratories, and prep rooms.

National Science Teachers’ Association (NSTA) Middle/Secondary Science Safety Resourcses


NSTA Position Statements that particularly relate to middle grades science:


END OF COURSE TEST INFORMATION

Biology EOC information can be found on the NCDPI Accountability webpage


RESOURCES FOR ASSESSMENT:

NAEP Resources:
This is sample questions from the NAEP Assessment. Some good sample questions here -also information on how students score nationally on each item. It does take a little time to use.

Edinformatics:
This site pulls together links to states with released science test items. The site can help classroom teachers by providing model test questions.