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Ch 3: Science Standards for Midwestern States

About This Chapter

Educators who are planning on teaching science in the Midwest should be aware of the science standards in different Midwestern states. The resources included in this chapter will go over the standards for these states at different grade levels.

Science Standards for Midwestern States - Chapter Summary

Look over the resources contained in this chapter to learn about the school science standards for different Midwestern states. The science standards for the following states will be provided:

  • Ohio
  • Minnesota
  • Kansas
  • Illinois
  • South Dakota
  • Nebraska
  • Wisconsin
  • Indiana
  • Iowa

Educators that teach in the Midwest will find these resources a helpful means of getting the specific science standards for each state from kindergarten to grade 6.

How It Helps

  • Teaches guidelines: Each of these resources will provide educators with the guidelines that must be followed while teaching elementary science in different Midwestern states.
  • Provides helpful links: These resources contain links to beneficial lessons you may use in your classroom to teach subjects that meet science standards.
  • Emphasizes outcomes: This chapter also includes science-specific learning benchmarks.

Skills Covered

Upon finishing this chapter, teachers will:

  • Better understand the specific science education standards for different Midwestern states
  • Be able to effectively teach science at different elementary grade levels
  • Use educational guidelines to improve the learning outcomes of their students

41 Lessons in Chapter 3: Science Standards for Midwestern States
Illinois Science Standards

1. Illinois Science Standards

Read this article to learn about the science standards used in Illinois. You can find out what students will study from kindergarten to graduation. You'll also get information about study resources that students can use throughout their education.

Illinois Science Standards for First Grade

2. Illinois Science Standards for First Grade

Read this article to find out more about the science standards for 1st grade in Illinois. Get information about what students will study and find some great study resources.

Illinois Science Standards for 3rd Grade

3. Illinois Science Standards for 3rd Grade

Check out the Next Generation Science Standards used by Illinois for 3rd graders with this article. You can get information about learning resources and find out what students in this grade need to learn.

Illinois Science Standards for 5th Grade

4. Illinois Science Standards for 5th Grade

Get informed about the science standards for 5th grade in Illinois with this article. You can find out what students are expected to learn at this grade and learn how to access useful study resources.

6th Grade Illinois Science Standards

5. 6th Grade Illinois Science Standards

This article covers the science standards Illinois uses for 6th grade. Find out what middle schoolers in the state will study and check out examples of what a 6th grade curriculum might include. You'll also find study resources that students can use.

Indiana Science Standards

6. Indiana Science Standards

Get a handle on Indiana's science standards from kindergarten to 12th grade with this article. You'll learn what students will study in these grades. You can also find links to educational resources designed for students.

Indiana Biology Standards

7. Indiana Biology Standards

Make sure you're familiar with Indiana's biology standards by checking out this article. You'll be able to explore what students will study in this class. You can also learn about online study resources.

2nd Grade Indiana Science Standards

8. 2nd Grade Indiana Science Standards

Check out Indiana's science standards for 2nd grade with this article. You'll be able to discover what children in this grade should study. You'll also find information about study options and resources.

4th Grade Indiana Science Standards

9. 4th Grade Indiana Science Standards

Check out Indiana's science standards for 4th grade with this article. Focus on what kids will learn in class and get familiar with some useful resources.

6th Grade Indiana Science Standards

10. 6th Grade Indiana Science Standards

Check out this article when you're ready to learn about Indiana's science standards for 6th grade. You can get information about what students will learn in this grade and find some online study options.

Iowa Science Standards & Benchmarks

11. Iowa Science Standards & Benchmarks

Science instruction in Iowa is organized around specific standards, or benchmarks, that outline what students should know at the end of each grade level or upon the completion of high school. Keep reading to learn what these standards cover and find resources to help supplement students' science education.

Kansas State Science Standards

12. Kansas State Science Standards

If you're looking to learn more about science education in Kansas, this article can help familiarize you with the state's standards. Learn about expectations for students of all ages, and explore educational resources that students can use to hone their science skills.

Kansas Science Standards for 2nd Grade

13. Kansas Science Standards for 2nd Grade

Learn about the science standards used to guide instruction for 2nd grade students in Kansas. Get information about what students will study and the tasks they'll learn to complete. You can also find helpful study resources.

Kansas Science Standards for 1st Grade

14. Kansas Science Standards for 1st Grade

Discover the science standards implemented in first grade classrooms throughout Kansas. Get information about the performance expectations for first grade students, and become familiar with resources that can help them review science concepts.

Kansas Science Standards for 4th Grade

15. Kansas Science Standards for 4th Grade

Learn what subject areas and skills are covered in Kansas science standards for 4th grade students. Discover video lessons and quizzes you can use to help them review the information they're studying in class.

Minnesota Science Standards

16. Minnesota Science Standards

This article covers the science standards used in Minnesota. You can find information about what students will study at different grade levels. You'll also find resources that can help students study concepts covered in the standards.

Minnesota Science Standards for Kindergarten

17. Minnesota Science Standards for Kindergarten

You can explore Minnesota's science standards for kindergarteners with this article. Check out information about what students will learn and explore some study options.

Minnesota Science Standards for 3rd Grade

18. Minnesota Science Standards for 3rd Grade

Get familiar with Minnesota's science standards for 3rd grade with this article. Find out what scientific concepts students will work on in this grade and explore study options.

Grade 5 Minnesota Science Standards

19. Grade 5 Minnesota Science Standards

This article covers Minnesota's 5th grade science standards. You can find information about what students will study in this grade. You'll also learn about study resources that can help 5th graders excel in class.

Minnesota State Math Standards

20. Minnesota State Math Standards

You can get familiar with the math standards used in Minnesota by reading this article. Find out what students will study in different grades and get information about educational tools that students can use.

Minnesota State Social Studies Standards

21. Minnesota State Social Studies Standards

Reading this article will help you understand the social studies standards used by the state of Minnesota. Find out how these standards are arranged and learn about the topics they cover.

Minnesota State Language Arts Standards

22. Minnesota State Language Arts Standards

Ensuring that students receive the vital language arts skills needed to succeed in college and career, Minnesota combines the ELA Common Core along with its own unique features. Learn about Minnesota's language arts standards below.

Missouri State Standards for Math

23. Missouri State Standards for Math

Learn about the state standards for math in Missouri. Find out what content is presented at each grade level, and become familiar with resources that can help students in grades K-12 understand the concepts required by these standards.

Nebraska State Science Standards

24. Nebraska State Science Standards

Learn about Nebraska's science standards for kindergarten through 12th grade by checking out this article. Get information about what students will learn and explore online resources that can help students review the science concepts covered in their classes.

Nebraska State Math Standards

25. Nebraska State Math Standards

This article covers the math standards used in Nebraska. You can find information about what students will learn from kindergarten to 12th grade. Online study resources are also provided.

Nebraska State Standards for Language Arts

26. Nebraska State Standards for Language Arts

The state of Nebraska adopted the College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts in September of 2014. These standards cover kindergarten through twelfth grade and dictate what language arts material should be learned throughout the school year.

Nebraska State Standards for Social Studies

27. Nebraska State Standards for Social Studies

Learn which subjects are covered under Nebraska's social studies standards for grades K-12 and find out what's expected of students at each grade level. You'll also discover resources to supplement your social studies instruction or help your students complete their homework assignments.

North Dakota State Standards for Math

28. North Dakota State Standards for Math

Learn about the North Dakota State Standards for math with the help of this article. You'll find information about the standards by grade level as well as links to educational tools you can use reinforce concepts outlined in the standards.

Ohio Science Standards

29. Ohio Science Standards

This article provides information about the new science standards for Ohio classrooms. Find out what students should be learning from kindergarten to high school and check out some useful resources for these subjects.

4th Grade Ohio Science Standards

30. 4th Grade Ohio Science Standards

This article provides information about Ohio's science standards for 4th graders. Check out what children in this grade should be learning about and get tips for helping them study.

Ohio Science Standards for Grade 6

31. Ohio Science Standards for Grade 6

Find information about Ohio's science standards for 6th grade with this article. You can check out what students will learn in this grade and find useful study resources.

South Dakota State Standards for Science

32. South Dakota State Standards for Science

You'll be able to get information about South Dakota's science standards with this article. Find out how these standards are arranged and what students are expected to learn.

South Dakota State Standards for Math

33. South Dakota State Standards for Math

The state of South Dakota uses Common Core State Standards in math for grades K-12. This article provides an overview of what the standards encompass and what is covered at each grade level.

South Dakota State Standards for Social Studies

34. South Dakota State Standards for Social Studies

Build your understanding of the social studies standards used by South Dakota with this article. Get information about what students will learn at different grade levels and find out about available study resources.

South Dakota Science Standards for Kindergarten

35. South Dakota Science Standards for Kindergarten

The science standards for kindergarten in the state South Dakota include a comprehensive look at life science, physical science and earth and space science. Read on to learn more about the standards as well as lessons that may help you fulfill these standards in your own classroom.

Wisconsin State Social Studies Standards

36. Wisconsin State Social Studies Standards

Social studies standards in Wisconsin describe what students should learn in five subject areas and are broken down into three grade bands. Read on for detailed descriptions of these standards and discover some tools to help educators implement them.

Wisconsin State Teaching Standards

37. Wisconsin State Teaching Standards

Are you preparing to earn your Wisconsin teaching license, or just wondering if teaching is the career for you? If so, check out this article to learn more about Wisconsin's teaching standards and their role in the licensing process.

Wisconsin Science Standards

38. Wisconsin Science Standards

Check out this article when you're ready to learn about Wisconsin's science standards. Get familiar with what students will learn in elementary, middle and high school. Find educational resources that can help students develop their science skills.

Wisconsin Science Standards for 4th Grade

39. Wisconsin Science Standards for 4th Grade

Read this article when you're ready to learn about Wisconsin's state science standards for 4th graders. Get information about what students will learn and how they can find study help.

Wisconsin Science Standards for Kindergarten

40. Wisconsin Science Standards for Kindergarten

Children in kindergarten are just beginning their academic career. The scientific concepts introduced in this year will be instrumental in establishing a lifelong appreciation for and natural curiosity in science. Keep reading to learn what Wisconsin students might learn in their kindergarten classes.

Wisconsin Science Standards for First Grade

41. Wisconsin Science Standards for First Grade

Learn about the 1st grade science standards used in Wisconsin school districts with this article. Find out what kids in this grade might study and get information about available study resources for elementary school science.

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