BSCS Science Tracks Handbook: A Resource for Educators

  • Offers teachers a more complete understanding of the program BSCS Science Tracks
  • Second Edition | © 2006
  • This 210-page handbook is available from the Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

In BSCS Science Tracks, students learn basic concepts through engaging experiences that involve them both physically and mentally in the processes of scientific inquiry and technological design. BSCS Science Tracks Handbook: A Resource for Educators provides extended information about the National Science Education Standards and the AAAS Benchmarks for Science Literacy, an overview of current research on teaching and learning, and an in-depth description of the BSCS 5E Instructional Model. It also offers information about the BSCS Science Tracks program features and components, including tips to ensure a successful experience for both teachers and students.


  1. Preface
  2. Research Background
  3. Framework for Conceptual Understanding
  4. Learners and Learning
  5. The BSCS 5E Instructional Model
  6. Incorporating Literacy to Increase Conceptual Understanding
  7. Collaborative Learning
  8. Continuous Assessment
  9. Program Components
  10. Science Issues and Helpful Hints
  11. Appendix
  12. References

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