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Global Systems Science (GSS)

Professional Development

GSS, an integrated, interdisciplinary course for high school, includes nine student books, teacher guides, and Interpreting Digital Images software. The course deals with societal issues that require science for full understanding.

Professional development sessions are available on topics including how to sequence GSS materials in a custom one-year integrated science course or how to use individual GSS elements as supplementary materials for existing high school biology, physics, chemistry, Earth science, or social studies courses.

Teacher guide documents are available online at the GSS website to serve as online professional development resources. Customized professional development workshops can be designed for specific needs, such as implementation of GSS at a single school, implementation in a whole school district, or best strategies for addressing science standards requirements.

Curriculum

GSS is an integrated, interdisciplinary course for high school, with materials consisting of nine student books, teacher guides, and Interpreting Digital Images software. Each GSS book deals with a societal issue that requires science for full understanding. The books may be sequenced in a custom one-year integrated science course or serve as supplementary materials for existing high school biology, physics, chemistry, Earth science, or social studies courses. With innovative and creative use of the electronic versions that are available, the GSS system can reduce your textbook costs by an order of magnitude!
This program was developed for grades 9–12.

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