Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

Science

Key Features of Science Instruction

3-Dimensional Science Standards

  • Scientific and Engineering Practices
  • Disciplinary Core Ideas
  • Crosscutting Concepts

3-D NGSS

Parent Guide to Next Generation Science Standards

First Best Instruction

  • Hands-on inquiry
  • Modeling of phenomenon
  • Integration with mathematics
  • Claims, Evidence, Reasoning (C.E.R.)

Practices, Content, Crosscutting figure

SVUSD Adopted Materials

SVUSD will pilot NGSS aligned materials in 2019-2020 and adopt new NGSS materials in 2020-2021.

TEXTBOOK ADOPTION INFORMATION

During the current school year, textbooks for the subjects and grade levels listed below are being piloted  in SVUSD schools for the 2019-2020 school year. The full implementation of adopted materials will be for the 2020-2021 school year. It is anticipated that recommendations for piloted materials will be finalized end of May 2019. 

 

Office Contacts

Lisa Paisley, Ed.D., STEM Coordinator

paisleyl@svusd.org
(949) 580-3332

Marie Ferguson, Secretary

fergusonm@svusd.org
(949) 580-3348

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