Colorado - Content Standards: Science

Area: 
Science
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2009
Summary: 

Colorado updated the Science standards in 2009.

Body: 

The Science standards 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 phenomena/events.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/22/2016
Review: 
Review mandated
Review Period: 
Every six years