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Tools to design instruction that supports all students to meet Iowa Core expectations in science.

Understanding and Implementing the Science Standards

Instructional Planning and Teaching

Early Childhood

Supporting the Science and Engineering Practices


Tools to engage in assessment for learning and assessment of learning the Iowa Core in science.

Assessment in Science

Professional Development

Tools to use in professional development in science.

The Implementation Map for Administrators, Coaches and Teachers (IMpACT) is a tool designed as a self-reflection to assist in determination of the level of implementation of the Iowa Science Standards and the five innovations of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

STEM Smart Brief - Provides information on research and promising practices in teaching and learning under the Next Generation Science Standards.

Professional Development for the Iowa Science Standards

Professional Learning from National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Professional Learning from Education Partners