Science

A foundation in scientific literacy prepares students to be confident and capable lifelong learners who are equipped with the skills needed to access, understand, evaluate and apply information in various contexts. Regardless of their academic standing, all students should have access to a rich and challenging science curriculum that will promote scientific literacy, while inspiring and supporting advanced study and science-related careers.

Science Standards and Resources

Connecticut High School Science Safety
Direction, support, and resources for high school science teachers and school administrators to plan exciting and safer laboratory experiences for students based on prudent professional practices and legal safety standards.

Connecticut Middle School Science Safety
Direction, support, and resources for middle school science teachers and school administrators to plan exciting and safer laboratory experiences for students based on prudent professional practices and legal safety standards.

Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Program
The Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) program is intended to increase the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science by enhancing the content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers.

Science Education Safety
Students and teachers must be aware of the potential for safety problems in the science classrooms and laboratories. Schools should review available safety resources and develop safety training for their teachers and students as well as safety rules for the classroom.