Science

DLM Science Standards Framework

DLM Science Standards Framework Part 1
Part one of this module provides an introduction to the disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts of the DLM Science framework and the relationship of this framework to A Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards.
Online Self-directed Science Framework 1 Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Science Framework 1

DLM Science Standards Framework Part 2
Part two of this module provides an overview of the DLM Essential Elements for science and the design of DLM science testlets.
Online Self-directed Science Framework 2 Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Science Framework 2

Instructional Strategies for Teaching DLM Science

Instructional Strategies for Teaching DLM Science Part 1
Part 1 of this self-directed module provides an introduction to teaching science using an inquiry-based model, the 5E model.
Online Self-directed Teaching Science 1 Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Teaching Science 1

Instructional Strategies for Teaching DLM Science Part 2
Part 2 of this self-directed module provides guidance on the use of the 5E model, strategies to employ in each of the 5E model stages, and connections between UDL and the 5E model.
Online Self-directed Teaching Science 2 Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Teaching Science 2

Instructional Strategies for Teaching DLM Science Part 3
Part 3 of this self-directed module provides guidance on DLM science resources to use while planning science instruction based on the 5E model.
Online Self-directed Teaching Science 3 Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Teaching Science 3

Science and Engineering Practices

Science and Engineering Practices Part 1
Part one of this self-directed module provides guidance on how to engage students in the science and engineering practice that is specified in an Essential Element.
Online Self-directed Science and Engineering Practices 1 Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Science and Engineering Practices 1

Science and Engineering Practices Part 2
Part two of this self-directed module provides guidance on how to make connections to the DLM ELA and Math Essential Elements through the science and engineering practices that are specified in the DLM Science Essential Elements.
Online Self-directed Science and Engineering Practices 2 Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Science and Engineering Practices 2

Science and Engineering Practices #2: Developing and Using Models

The goal of this module is to increase knowledge of Science and Engineering Practice (SEP) #2: Developing and Using Models and to inspire future scientists through engaging activities. Types of models and their usefulness during instruction support the module’s focus. The module also explores models at different levels of complexity and includes example instructional practices.

Online Self-direct Developing and Using Models Module

Group Facilitated Module Materials for Developing and and Using Models

Science and Engineering Practices #6: Constructing Explanations
This self-directed module focuses on teaching the Constructing Explanations component of SEP 6 though use of a writing framework. The module also includes guidance for teaching the SEP and framework through differing levels of complexity with DLM Science Essential Elements and linkage levels.
Online Self-directed Constructing Explanations Module
Group Facilitated Module Materials for Constructing Explanations