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This page is for the use of staff and teachers of science in New Haven Public Schools. It is here to provide a useful central point for information only, and should not be considered as a definitive statement of policies and procedures. For official files and communication please refer to the main New Haven Public Schools page at .

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New Haven Science Standards/Pacing Guide( rev Aug 07) (Word, PDF)

NHPS Science Curriculum Vision/Strategies (Word, PDF)

07-08 Science Curriculum/Pacing

Grade 8 Overview Curriculum, Word, PDF

Unit One of Seven Bridges, Word

Unit Two of Seven Forces/Motion, Word, PDF
Unit Three of Seven Solar System Motion, Word, PDF
Unit Four of Seven Landforms/EarthForces, Word, PDF
Unit Five of Seven Life Tectonic Plates, Word, PDF
Unit Six of Seven Rock Cycle, Word, PDF
Unit Seven of Seven Natural Disasters, Word, PDF

Middle School Grade Level Expectations 6-8 (Draft) from CT State, Word

CMT PREP 8th Grade Practice (Word, PDF), Teacher Guide
CMT Physical Science Review ppt (PDF)br>
CMT Science (8th Grade) Overview (Word, PDF)
CMT Open Ended Rubric (Word, PDF)
CMT Embedded Task (Slipping and Sliding) Teacher (Word, PDF), Student (Word, PDF) Spanish Student Version

Practice Middle Science CMT(Word, PDF), Teacher Guide
Other Useful Info

Other Resources: CASAP Ramp N'Roll Kit, 15530411 NeoSciHowScientistsDoScienceKit, 15571181 BalsaWoodBridgeBuildingKit, 15577066 NeoSciInvestigatingForceMotionKit , 15530568 EarthMoonKit, 15530479 NeoSciEarthShakesLabKit , 15576036 PlateTectonicsKit , 15529112 SimulatingRockCycleKit, 15576940 NeSciChemWeatheringRocksKit ,

Professional Development(includes materials on experimentation, misconceptions, assessment, writing, achievement gap, curriculum, instruction, questioning, STS, etc.

New Haven Science Fair
CT State Science Standards and Embedded Tasks

Recommended Science Materials K-8, Word, PDF

Useful Science Teaching Info Folder
Assessments (Teacher Use Only)

End of Year Letter and Announcements for K-8 Principals/Teachers

Richard Therrien, K-12 Science Supervisor, New Haven Public Schools
Gateway Center, 3rd floor, 54 Meadow Street, New Haven, CT 06519
203-946-7933, 203-946-8664 (fax)
richard.therrien at