Iowa adopted the performance expectations of the Next Generation Science Standards as the new Iowa Science Standards. 

These performance expectations focus on three-dimensional learning and each performance expectation includes a practice, a cross-cutting concept and a disciplinary core idea. 

Target Audience: 

K-12 science teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, teacher leaders, and coaches 

Learning Goals: 

  • To understand the background and structure of the new Iowa Core Science Standards.
  • To explore Three Dimensional teaching and learning.
  • To reflect on individual current teaching practice relating to the new Iowa Core Science. 

Learn more about the dates for professional development and how to register in the attached document.