USOE Home » Science » Home


You've found your way to the Science website for the Utah State Office of Education (USOE). On the home page, you'll find links to some of the most recent news from our office, and in the subsequent pages, we've placed more details about our ongoing projects. Peruse, enjoy, and if you have any questions, please contact us.

SAGE Science Webinar

On Thursday, December 19th, Brad Talbert, the USOE's Science Assessment Specialist,  hosted a webinar to provide an overview of the new SAGE Assessment system. A recorded copy of the webinar is available.

Click here to begin watching the presentation through Adobe Connect.

St. George Framework Workshop

For updated links on USOE Science workshops, please visit the SSECC tab.

Utah Core Standards

Utah Science Core Standards (K-12)

Online Science Endorsement Courses   

The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) is offering several online pilot courses in partnership with Utah Educational Network (UEN) and Southern Utah University (SUU).  Click here for additional information.

Core Academy for Elementary Science

Last summer, USOE has offered sessions in Elementary Science for grades 3-4 and 5-6 at Core Academy.  Click here for additional information.

Fall 2013 Earth Science Standard Update

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.

Utah Core Literacy Standards

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

Announcement of RFP for Informal Science Education Enhancement (ISEE)

The Informal Science Education Enhancement (ISEE) RFP is available for the STEM community.

Fiscal Year 2014

Fiscal Year 2014 Forms

Science Teacher E-mail List Registration for Educators

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

For student Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) opportunities in Utah, please visit