BPS District Science Standards Book

HS Science Concepts

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HS logoThe high school content standards specify the Science that all students should study in order to be college and career ready and listed in conceptual categories.

This is different than the K-8 standards in that the standards are not grade-specific.


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Physical
Science
  • [PS1] Matter and its Interactions
  • [PS2] Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
  • [PS3] Energy
  • [PS4] Waves and their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
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Life
Science
  • [LS1] From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
  • [LS2] Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
  • [LS3] Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
  • [LS4] Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
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Earth and
Space Science
  • [ESS1] Earth’s Place in the Universe
  • [ESS2] Earth’s Systems
  • [ESS3] Earth and Human Activity