• New York State Learning Standards for Mathematics, Science and Technology

    Some years ago, the New York State Education Department established standards in each subject area for what students should know and be able to do at each grade level. Listed below is a summary of the Science Standards. Click here to view all curriculum area standards in their entirety.

    Math, Science and Technology Standards

    Standard 1

    Analysis, Inquiry, and Design
    Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry, and engineering design, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers, and develop solutions.

    Standard 2

    Information Systems
    Students will access, generate, process, and transfer information using appropriate technologies.

    Standard 3

    Mathematics
    Students will understand mathematics and become mathematically confident by communicating and reasoning mathematically by applying mathematics in real-world settings, and by solving problems through the integrated study of number systems, geometry, algebra, data analysis, probability, and trigonometry.

    Standard 4

    Science
    Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.

    Standard 5

    Technology
    Students will apply technological knowledge and skills to design, construct, use, and evaluate products and systems to satisfy human and environmental needs.

    Standard 6

    Interconnectedness - Common Themes
    Students will understand the relationships and common themes that connect mathematics, science, and technology and apply the themes to these and other areas of learning.

    Standard 7

    Interdisciplinary Problem Solving
    Students will apply the knowledge and thinking skills of mathematics, science, and technology to address real-life problems and make informed decisions.