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West Virginia College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Science


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126-44CC-1 General.

126-44CC-2 Purpose.

126-44CC-3 Incorporation by Reference.

126-44CC-4 Summary of the Content Standards.

126-44CC-5 Severability.

Introduction comments

Explanation of Terms comments

College- and Career-Readiness Indicators for Science comments

Science Content K-12

Science Indicators Kindergarten - Grade 2

Science Kindergarten

Science Grade 1

Science Grade 2

Science Indicators Grades 3 - 5

Science Grade 3

Science Grade 4

Science Grade 5

Science Indicators Grades 6 - 8

Science Grade 6

Science Grade 7

Science Grade 8

Science Indicators Grades 9 - 12

Earth and Space Science Grade 9

Biology Grade 10

Physical Science (recommended third course option)

Chemistry (recommended third course STEM option)

Physics (recommended fourth course STEM option)

Environmental Science (Elective)

Forensic Science (Elective)

Human Anatomy and Physiology (Elective)




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Middle and Secondary Learning Services
West Virginia Department of Education
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