Science & Technology Curriculum Framework
Owning The Questions
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|PALMS Quality Mathematics and Science Task Force Members|
|Peg Bondorew||Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education|
|Marilyn Decker||CESAME, Northeastern University|
|Eileen Ferrance||Regional Alliance for Mathematics and Science Education Reform|
|Nancy Love||The Network, Inc.|
|William Masalski||University of Massachusetts, Amherst|
|Katherine Frome Paget||TERC|
|Tom Plati||Wellesley Public Schools|
|Mike Zapantis||Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education|
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Wright, R., Israel, E., and Lauda, D. (1993). Teaching Technology -- A Teacher's Guide. Reston, VA: International Technology Education Association.
Wright, R., Israel, E., and Lauda, D. (1993). A Decision Maker's Guide to Technology Education, Reston, VA: International Technology Education Association.
Science and Technology Web sites
This Web site provides linkages to:
Wonderful World of Insects
Chemistry Information on the Internet
Periodic Table of the Elements
The Virtual Chemistry Library
The Subarctic Biotech Web (West Valley High School,
BMEnet (Biomedical Engineering Home Page)
USDE Documents re: Human Radiation Experiments (recently declassified)
Space Environment Effects Information Resources
- Weather Resources
Todd Gross' Weather/Astronomy Page
Current National Weather
Satellite Image of the U.S. (image)
New England Science Center
US Dept. of Energy
Educational Internet Resources from TERC
Global Online Adventure Learning
Virtual Tourist World Map
XEROX PARC Map Viewer
Science Curriculum and Projects
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse -- Mathematics and science
Math and Science Resources for Educators
Science and Math Initiatives (Boulder Valley, CO School
National Science Foundation WWW Server
Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
This is the Web site of PALMS (Partnerships Advancing the Learning of Mathematics and Science), a statewide initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the National Science Foundation.
The Plymouth Public Schools' draft K-12 Science & Technology Curriculum is available from this site. The draft was developed from the Massachussetts Common Core of Learning and the Curriculum Framework Common Chapters.