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Overview of the Performance Standards

Performance Descriptions

 

Work Samples and Commentaries

Light or Dark?

Come Back Can

Pendulum

Acid/Base

Flinkers

Bean Farmers

Butterflies

Water Tolerance

Biomes

Toasted Bread vs. Non-Toasted Bread

Weather Watch

Drop of Water

Erosion


Overview of the Performance Standards

Performance Descriptions

 

Work Samples and Commentaries

Mechanical Nut

Acid Rain

Discovering Density

Paper Towels

Bio Box

Owl Pellets

Snails

It's All in the Genes

Diffusion

The Rock Cycle

River Cutters

Where in the World Am I?


Overview of the Performance Standards

Performance Descriptions

 

Work Samples and Commentaries

Pendulum Experiment

The Challenger Diaster

Buffer Lab

Heating Curve of a Substance

Exothermic/Endothermic Reactions

Density of Sand

Density

DNA Models

DNA Reflectoin

DNA Concept Map

DNA Model

Endocrine Feedback Exercise

Eagles

The Invincible Cockroach

An Application of Erathosthenes's Method

Faulty Dough

 

Message from the Chancellor

Introduction

Standards for Standards

Creating the New York City Edition

Assessment Based on Standards

How to Read these Performance Standards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix: The Grade Levels Compared
Calibration Task Force
Acknowledgments
Materials Used With Permission
References
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Resources

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