New Science Framework

* Not SCOS

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Changes in Science Education

The Framework focuses on important practices, such as modeling, developing explanations, and engaging in critique and evaluation (argumentation)...

Students may then recognize that science and engineering can contribute to meeting many of the major challenges that confront society today, such as generating sufficient energy, preventing and treating disease, maintaining supplies of fresh water and food, ...etc.

Excerpt taken from pages 42-48 of A Framework for K-12 Science Education