PROGRAM SUPPORTS

Literacy

Embedded strategies help teachers explore students' thinking and give students multiple opportunities to confront their preconceptions. 

Assessment

The SEPUP programs have an integrated assessment system to collect evidence on student learning and improve performance. 

Differentiation

An intentionally flexible approach to all program activity types help accomplish our goal that all students achieve scientific literacy. 

Our Development Partnerships

What's the Evidence of Impact?

Wilson High students used SEPUP™ Science and Sustainability in their freshman year - student pass rates on the science portion of the Washington State High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) improved from 23% to 44%.

Virginia Rehberg - Tacoma Public Schools

True or False

High school students don't need hands-on science programs.
True
False

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Teens want more hands-on, real-world experiences!

The Amgen Foundation partnered with Change the Equation to conduct a survey to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to pursue a science education. The study shows that while 81% of students find science interesting, only 37% like their science classes. 

false

Teens want more hands-on, real-world experiences!

The Amgen Foundation partnered with Change the Equation to conduct a survey to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to pursue a science education. The study shows that students want additional opportunities that will inspire and teachers are uniquely positioned to do that.