BOCES 4 Science extension investigations/activities -- for teachers, parents, and students to continue science exploration when not in the classroom.

Low Tech Science Tasks (pdf) -- at home tasks that allow students to learn science by going outside to observe and discover the world around them.

BOCES 4 Science, What is it?

BOCES 4 Science is a collaborative effort between BOCES in the Mid-Western New York State region (JMT). BOCES 4 Science is a science program service developed through a partnership between the BOCES.

Participating BOCES (JMT team)

    1. Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
    2. Genesee Valley BOCES
    3. Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES
    4. Monroe 1 BOCES

Adaptation Gives Birth to Regional Effort.

In science class, the term adaptation represents a change that allows an organism to function better in a particular environment. The landscape of science curriculum is changing and driving educators to look for new opportunities to collaborate.

What is BOCES?

BOCES stands for Board of Cooperative Educational Services. BOCES are public organizations created by the New York State Legislature in 1948 to provide shared educational programs and services to school districts.

BOCES 4 Science supports sixty six public school districts in a nine county region.

Coronavirus Communications

May 5, 2020 Unit of Instruction Update

April 27, 2020

April 2020

March 2020

Our Goal

Is to retool and modernize our science and STEM programs curriculum and to develop shared science resources.

The JMT prepares students for careers in:

    • Research and Development
    • Sciences
    • Next Generation Manufacturing and Technology
    • Optics
    • Photonics
    • Imaging
    • Higher Education and Research.