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MN Academic Standards Science K-12
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MN Academic Standards Science K-12

MN Academic Standards Science K-12

Minnesota Academic Standards Science K-12 (PDF) are taken from the MDE website which states

"Science is the active study of nature, its structures and its processes. Science students use their senses and tools to observe, record and analyze data about the natural world. Scientifically literate young people can understand phenomena, solve problems and produce new technologies for the world today."

Minnesota Academic Standards Science K-12 FAQ (PDF)

MCA Science Assessments Parent Report sample (PDF)


Research has shown that teaching science coursework intradisciplinary improves college readiness and overall understanding of biology, chemistry, and physics. Please read the following documents for more information. 

  • The Two High-School Pillars Supporting College Science (PDF)
  • The Role of High-School Physics in Preparing Students for College Physics (PDF)
  • What Should I Look for in the Science Program in My Child's School? SciMath Website