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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
Closeup of student examining a praying mantis
Two excited students discussing their experiment

Earth and Space Science News

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UPDATED! Eclipse News

This is a VERY big and exciting year for Earth and Space Sciences in upstate New York. There will be an amazing total solar eclipse in April 2024. Click MORE to get an updated document with new information and best local 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.

New 2024-25 Leasing Catalog

Link to 2024-25 Leasing Catalogue

Training Sessions

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Science Investigation!

BOCES 4 Science has another 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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