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Instructional Unit Samples

Colorado teacher-authored instructional units are on our website. Hundreds of teachers from 116 school districts participated in workshops for the creation of Colorado Academic Standards-based curriculum overviews and instructional units. 

NSTA Shell Science Lab Challenge

Congratulations to Benjamin Magtutu from Delta High School in Delta, CO for becoming a 2014 Shell Science Lab Challenge district finalist and winning $8,500 for his school's science lab! 

Fast Facts: Science

If you are new to Colorado or are just interested in learning about the overarching headlines regarding Science education, this one page reference sheet is a good place to begin! Use the navigation links on the right side to read even more about the exciting world of Science education in Colorado! 

PLC Bytes

PLC Bytes are 7-10 minute presentations or longer segmented presentations designed to be used in Professional Learning Communities (PLC) or faculty meetings. Find archived PLC Bytes here.

Colorado Department of Education's Response to the Next Generation Science Standards

The final version of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) was released on April 10, 2013. CDE is soliciting feedback. Click  here  to learn more.


For website assistance in Science, please contact Joanna Bruno.

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