Science Department

The mission of the Silver Lake Science Department is to challenge students to use critical thinking and reasoning skills in a variety of authentic investigations to help present science as a means of questioning, observing, investigating, and explaining the natural world.

The department strives to use, as the foundation for our instruction, the eight science and engineering practices.

1. Asking questions and defining problems 5. Using mathematics and computational thinking
2. Developing and using models 6. Constructing explanations and designing solutions
3. Planning and carrying out investigations 7. Engaging in argument from evidence
4. Analyzing and interpreting data8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
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