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Academic Content Standards

Common Core State Standards,

California Academic Content Standards,

Next Generation Science Standards,

Appendix D-Diversity and Equity,

National Research Council, A Framework for Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas. National Academies Press, 2012. (Can download a free PDF of the Frameworks)

Educational Practices and Resources

Bloom's Taxonomy,

Revised Bloom's Taxonomy Process Verbs, Assessments, and Questioning Strategies,

National Science Teachers Association NGSS Resources Website,
(Includes a user-friendly way to view the standards, a reader's guide to the Frameworks, webinars on scientific practices, etc.)

Next Generation Science Standards YouTube Video Series,
Produced by Paul Anderson of Bozemanscience. The video series covers the concepts contained within the K-12 Science Frameworks. It contains 8 practices, 7 crosscutting concepts, and 44 disciplinary core ideas.

Workshop: Inquiry-based Learning, Thirteen Ed Online,

Wolf, Dennis Palmer, "The Art of Questioning." Academic Connections; p. 1-7, Winter 1987.

Anna Johnson, Kimberly A. Huber, Nancy Cutler, Melissa Bingmann, Tim Grove. The Museum Educator's Manual: Educators Share Successful Techniques. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press, 2009.
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California State Parks Resources

Basic Interpretation Learning System: Handbook and Student Workbook,

For Schools webpage,

STEM Stories,

Teach the EEI Curriculum with State Parks,

Guides for Educators,