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Science is an intellectual, social, and cultural endeavor to explain the observable phenomenon of the universe around us.

FFC8 Science Goals

  • Every student will be able to use appropriate scientific processes and principles in making personal decisions. 
  • To promote the skills and understanding necessary for individuals to engage intelligently in public disclosures and debate about matters of scientific and technological concern. 
  • Every student will experience the richness and excitement of observing and understanding the natural world. 
Students working in science class

Elementary Science uses SAVVAS Elevate Science

Middle School Science uses OpenSciEd

Afterschool enrichment activities related to Science and STEM are available. Connect with your individual school to learn more. 

Colorado Academic Standards - Family and Community Guides

Preschool Kindergarten  1st Grade 2nd Grade  3rd Grade 4th Grade  5th Grade 6th Grade  
7th Grade 8th Grade  
High School 

The 2020 Colorado Academic Standards were revised to reflect a new vision for science education that connects scientific knowledge, in authentic ways, to real-world problem-solving and innovation. The standards forefront scientific practices that use and go beyond the inquiry process to arrive at reasoned and justifiable rationales for interpretations of real-world phenomena and events. The standards are framed around 
A Framework for K-12 Science Education