There are no specific Common Core Standards for science; rather, the literacy standards, common across all subjects, are applied to science content. The existing California Science content standards remain in place, allowing educators to focus on the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills of their students in addition to the important historical information that must be covered in their content classes.
Currently, a science framework has been created and written by the National Research Council. It was expected to be adopted in late spring 2011. For the latest information, please click here:
Science Standards Framework
Review the previously adopted California science standards, as well as the California Common Core science standards:
California K-12 Science Standards
California Common Core Literacy Standards for Science