The Secondary Earth Science Core Standards update has been approved by the Board of Education. This document will be implemented in Utah classrooms for the Fall 2013 school year. Please download the document and begin to familiarize yourself with the updates. Professional development opportunities for Secondary Earth Science teachers will be available in the spring of 2013 to help teachers, and those opportunties will be shared through district science specialists, the science teacher e-mail list, and this website.
Earth Science Core Standards October 2012
We are excited to share the new Utah Core Literacy Standards for grade 6-12.
Please note: These literacy standards are an addition to the current Utah Science Core, which can be found on the Elementary and Secondary pages of this website.
Utah Core Language Arts and Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects
The Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) Centers Initiaitive RFP is available for the STEM community.
Please note: Districts and charter schools who are in year one or two of their USTAR funding are not eligible to apply for additional funding this fiscal year.
USTAR RFP 2013
USTAR Documents for 2013 RFP
The Utah State Office of Education is hosting a Healthy STEM 5K and STEM Fair on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education. Please see the flyer attached below for more information.
Healthy STEM 5k and STEM Fair
USOE has a new science teacher e-mail list with Utah Education Network (UEN). If you are interested in learning more about Utah science events and professional development, sign up at lists.uen.org/mailman/listinfo/science.
For student Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) opportunities in Utah, please visit stem.uen.org.