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999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

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CCSD21 is a school district comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

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School District 21 prides itself on its Professional Learning Community and its rich tradition of professional collaboration, high levels of professional development, and family-like atmosphere. If you see the opportunity to work with colleagues in making a difference in the lives of students and families in a truly diverse setting, School District 21 seeks your application.

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Science

Science Power Standards

Power Standards

Power Standards that cover Earth and Space Science, Life Science and Physical Science

  • 4-ESS1-1 – Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.
  • 5-ESS2-2 – Describe and graph the amounts of salt water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.
  • 5-ESS3-1 – Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
  • 5-ESS2-1 – Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.
  • 4- PS3-1 – Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.
  • 4-PS3-4 – Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.
  • 5-LS2-1 – Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

Critical Content

Concepts and Skills

* Power Standard Content

Critical Language (Science & Engineering Practices)