Pasadena USD selects STEMscopes California to help students adjust to NGSS, develop and deepen STEM understanding through inquiry-based learning


ngss-sciencePasadena Unified School District is addressing the new Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for California by providing its K-6 teachers and students with STEMscopes California, a hands-on digital STEM curriculum built to meet the California NGSS standards.

Developed by Accelerate Learning and Rice University, STEMscopes California places problem-based learning, engineering challenges, scientific investigations, math and literacy connections, and culminating claim-evidence-reasoning assessments at teachers’ fingertips, so they can help students understand the NGSS as they...

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