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The Science Department oversees science instruction district-wide and works in collaboration with campuses to develop students who understand scientific inquiry and are able to engage in a variety of scientific practices to explain phenomena or solve problems.

Through that collaboration work, students will be able to:

  • Understand science as an iterative, dynamic, creative, and collaborative process similar to how real scientists do their work;
  • Develop models of systems within the natural world and use them to explain phenomena or solve problems;
  • Investigate and problem-solve relevant, real-world situations using critical thinking;
  • Use science interactive notebooks to show development and revision of scientific models;
  • Engage in purposeful reading, writing, and speaking to strengthen science understanding; and
  • Engage in productive discourse with teachers and other students to explain phenomena or solve problems.
For more information about science instruction in SAISD, refer to the Instructional Frameworks below.


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Angela Paskell, Director of Science K -12

Jonathan Felux, Secretary for Math/Science 

Alma Ramos, Instructional Specialist

Vanessa Sanchez, Instructional Specialist

Rachel Szyman, Instructional Specialist

Brooke Vasquez, Instructional Specialist

Curriculum documents include the Year At A Glance (YAGs), Pacing Calendars, Vertical Alignments, Instructional Catalog, Units of Study, and much more.  For additional information regarding the curriculum documents, please see the Curriculum Quick Guide and the 6 Steps to Making Great Lessons

Click on the folder below to view the grade level curriculum.


The Science Assessment documents can be found on the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Department website under Assessment Resources.

SAISD Assessment Calendar 2021-2022

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