Science TEKS Review Work Group Drafts

Work Group B

Work Group B met in June 2020 to make recommendations for the science TEKS for the following four high school courses: Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Physics and Chemistry, and Physics. The SBOE discussed a draft of the recommendations at the June/July SBOE meeting. Work Group B reconvened in July 2020 to address SBOE feedback and finalize recommendations. Work Group B’s final recommendations are provided below. Click on the item to download the PDF.

Work Group B Final Recommendations (PDF, 1325KB)

Work Group: Scientific and Engineering Practices

The Scientific and Engineering Practices Work Group reconvened in July 2020 to address SBOE guidance and finalize recommendations. The work group's final recommendations are provided below. The document indicates changes from the June 2020 draft.

Scientific and Engineering Practices Work Group Final Recommendations--July 2020 (PDF, 298KB)

Based on recommendations from the content advisors and Work Group A, TEA convened a work group in June 2020 to develop recommendations regarding scientific and engineering practices and the process skills in the current science TEKS. The work group's recommendations are provided below. Click on the item to download the PDF.

Scientific and Engineering Practices Work Group Recommendations--June 2020 (PDF, 969KB)

Work Group A

Work Group A met in February 2020 to identify key areas and recurring topics from feedback collected related to the TEKS review process, including SBOE guidance to work groups, content advisor consensus recommendations, and the results of the Science TEKS Review Survey (December 2019–January 2020). The work group was charged with developing recommendations for how subsequent science TEKS review work groups could address the feedback received. Work Group A's recommendations are provided below. Click on the item to download the PDF.

Work Group A Recommendations (PDF, 224 KB)

Contact Information

Curriculum Standards and Student Support Division
teks@tea.texas.gov
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