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Science

The goal of science curriculum at Union Public Schools is for students to engage in inquiry-based experiences and explore concepts by using collaboration, argumentation, and evidence-based analysis. 

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Curriculum Resources and Course Offerings

  • K-5: Discovery Education Science Techbook http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
  • 6-8: Pearson Interactive Science http://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locator=PSZtSj
  • Biology: Miller & Levine Biology (Pearson)
  • Physical Science: Physical Science Concepts In Action (Pearson)
  • Chemistry: Pearson Basic Chemistry (Pearson)
  • Pre-AP Chemistry: Pearson Basic Chemistry (Pearson)
  • AP Chemistry: Tro Chemistry A Molecular Approach (Pearson)
  • Physics: Physics Principles & Problems (McGraw)
  • Pre-AP Physics: Pearson Physics (Pearson)
  • AP Physics: Giancoli Physics Principles With Applications (Pearson)
  • Environmental Science: Environmental Science Your World, Your Turn (Pearson)
  • AP Environmental Science: Living In The Environment (Cengage)
  • Zoology: Integrated Principles of Zoology (McGraw)
  • Marine Biology: Introduction To Marine Biology (Cengage)
  • Principles of Biomedical Science (Project Lead The Way)
  • Human Body Systems (Project Lead The Way)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology: Marieb & Hoehn Human Anatomy & Physiology (Pearson)
  • AP Biology: Campbell Biology In Focus (Pearson)
  • Biotechnology: Introduction to Biotechnology (Cengage)
  • Genetics: Concepts of Genetics (Pearson)

Secondary Online Resources

State Resources

Oklahoma Academic Standards for Science (OAS-S)  http://www.ok.gov/sde/sites/ok.gov.sde/files/OAS_Science_Standards_3-2-15.pdf

The new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Science (OAS-Science) were adopted unanimously by the Oklahoma State Board of Education in March of 2014 and signed into rule in June of 2014. However, the state assessments given at grades 5, 8, and Biology 1 for high school will continue to be aligned to the PASS science standards in the 2014-2105 and 2015-2016 school years. 

Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS)  http://ok.gov/sde/sites/ok.gov.sde/files/C3%20PASS%20sci.pdf

The Oklahoma State Testing Program assesses the Science Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS) with a 5th and 8th grade criterion-referenced test and a Biology I End-of-Instruction test. All of these state level assessments are based on the standards in this document.

Pre-Kindergarten PASS  http://ok.gov/sde/sites/ok.gov.sde/files/C3%20Pass%20prek.pdf

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