Crosscutting Concepts

CRDG recently published this video that introduces the crosscutting concepts. This is the first video in a series about the crosscutting concepts.

Curriculum Research & Development Group (2020)

The crosscutting concepts are the thinking tools that scientists use to understand science. Look for future posts about applying the crosscutting concepts graphic organizer to different phenomena.

I developed a graphic organizer for the crosscutting concepts that is helpful to organize thinking about studentsʻ’ thinking about phenomena.

In professional learning, teachers use the CCC statements from Appendix G and apply relevant elements to their phenomena to develop explanatory ideas.