Elementary Science Curriculum Adoption Review

Elementary Science Curriculum Adoption Review
Posted on 05/06/2022
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CURRICULUM DESCRIPTION

Mystery Science, part of the Discovery Education family, provides hands-on lessons which are NGSS-aligned for Kindergarten through 5th grade covering the key performance expectations. Mystery Science sees students as active explorers who learn not by listening and consuming, but by discussing, by building and observing hands-on models, and by writing about what they learn. Every Mystery Science lesson is crafted to motivate students for the sake of learning new things.

Mystery Science curriculum activity supply kits are currently being piloted in K-5 classrooms throughout the district.


community review

The NKSD community is invited to review the materials under consideration for adoption and take part in the input process.

Review Materials Online

Visit the links below to review samples of the curriculum by grade level:

Kindergarten Lesson
1st Grade Lesson
2nd Grade Lesson
3rd Grade Lesson
4th Grade Lesson
5th Grade Lesson

Review Materials In-Person

A display of materials will be available for hands-on, in-person review from Monday, May 9 through Thursday, May 19. Materials are on display at the Student Support Center, 18360 NE Caldart Avenue, Poulsbo, Monday - Friday from 9am-4pm. To enter the main doors, use the call button to be let into the building.

Provide feedback via Google Form: Elementary Science Feedback

Feedback must be received by end of day Thursday, May 19.

Questions? Contact Jenn Simonson at [email protected] or Kari Hanson at [email protected].



curriculum adoption process

Curriculum materials have been piloted at elementary schools across the district for the 2021-2022 school year.

Community feedback is collected from May 9 through May 19. Feedback is reviewed and shared with the Instructional Materials Committee.

The Curriculum Review will be shared with the School Board at the May, 26, 2022 regular school board meeting.

The School Board will vote on the recommendation to adopt the curriculum at the June 9, 2022 regular school board meeting.

Upon approval, the curriculum will be purchased for all elementary school classrooms.