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Curriculum Standards

National Science Education Standards met by Net Frog

Content Standards 5-8

Content Standards 9-12
Science as Inquiry: As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry
  • Think critically and logically to make the relationships between evidence and explanations.

Science as Inquiry: As a result of activities in grades 9-12, all students should develop
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry
  • Think critically and logically to make the relationships between evidence and explanations.

Life Sciences
  • Structure and function in living systems: Living systems at all levels of organization demonstrate the complementary nature of structure and function. Important levels of organization for structure and function include cells, organs, tissues, organ systems, whole organisms, and ecosystems.


  • Reproduction: Reproduction is a characteristic of all living systems; because no individual organism lives forever, reproduction is essential to the continuation of every species. Some organisms reproduce asexually. Other organisms reproduce sexually.

Life Sciences
  • The complexity and organization of organisms accommodates the need for obtaining, transforming, transporting, releasing, and eliminating the matter and energy used to sustain the organism.

State Standards of Learning
  • StateStandard.com: An interactive database of state educational standards coupled to lesson plans and resources.


  • Achieve.org Standards Database: Search by state and keywords


  • MCREL Standards:Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education, a coherent set of standards for primary, upper elementary, middle school, and high school grades

Created on ... March 15th, 2002