LWSD 9-12 Science Curriculum Options Available for Public Review

Possible materials for adoption on display at Resource Center through May 26


Lake Washington School District invites the public to review and comment on science instructional materials. These materials are under consideration for adoption as science curriculum for grades 9-12. If approved by the district’s Board of Directors this spring, the materials will be purchased for use in the 2015-16 school year.

These materials include:

·         Physical Science with Earth Science. McGraw Hill

·         Holt McDougal Biology. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

·         Chemistry: Matter and Change. McGraw Hill

·         Walker, Pearson Physics 1e. Pearson

The curriculum adoption committee evaluated curricula and heard presentations from publishers. The committee narrowed finalist choices. The district’s Instructional Materials Committee has also reviewed the committee recommendations.

Materials will be on display at the Lake Washington School District Resource Center (16250 NE 74th Street, Redmond, WA 98052) through May 26. There is an opportunity to give written feedback.