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Grades 2-3

Relationship to the National Science Education Standards

This mission aligns with two standards identified in the NSES: science as inquiry and science in personal and social perspectives. The charts below identify how the mission aligns with each of these standards.

Science as Inquiry
Levels K–4 How Mission Is Aligned
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry Students learn about different drugs and how they are used. Then they are invited to question whether they think these substances are helpful or harmful.
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Levels K–4 How Mission Is Aligned
Personal health Students begin to develop an understanding of what drugs are and how they are used so that they can learn how to make decisions that affect their own health.


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