Science with Engineering Education

The goal of science education in the Iron County School District is to help our students know and understand the value of scientific thinking which will help them make informed decisions now and in the future. The standards are founded on what science is, how science is learned, and the multiple dimensions of scientific work.

The essentials of scientific literacy includes:

  • Science is valuable, relevant, and applicable
  • Science is a shared way of knowing and doing
  • Science is principled and enduring

The philosophical and research-based principles of science learning include:

  • Science learning is personal and engaging
  • Science learning is multi-purposed
  • All students are capable of learning 

Science Instruction is three dimensional with science and engineering practices, cross cutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas

Explanation of Three Dimensional Instruction

Parent and Student Resources

Parent SEEd Resources

Teacher Resources

Elementary STEM Education