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Students doing a science experiement
Two students making a model of the galaxy
Two students with a microscope
Student with a butterfly net
Two students doing a wind experiment
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Two excited students discussing their experiment

Earth and Space Science News

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Eclipse News!

This is a VERY big and exciting year for Earth and Space Sciences in upstate New York. There are two amazing astronomy events: the partial solar eclipse in October 2023, and a total solar eclipse in April 2024! Click MORE for information and links!
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Learn More About "Where Are the Wolves?"

NYS Assessment Schedule

image of the revised Timeline from April 2021*Please note: Some B4S teacher training videos were recorded prior to assessment schedule changes – This timeline is the most updated assessment timeline currently available (revised April 2021). Please visit: for more information from NYSED regarding NYSSLS implementation.

Fall 2023 BOCES 4 Science Investigation Purchase Catalog

Click here for the Fall 2023 BOCES 4 Science Investigation Purchase Catalog. Please review page 5 of the catalog for more information and submit pages 6 and 7 for your order.

Training Sessions

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Newest Addition to BOCES 4 Science

BOCES 4 Science is happy to announce its newest way to help science educators meet New York State Science Learning Standards: Science Investigation Kits and Workshops!
BOCES 4 Science is a collaborative science program service developed through a partnership among the BOCES in the Mid-Western New York State region. 
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