Terms & Policies


Terms of Use

MPRES encourages the use of this site as a way to share information and knowledge related to the MPRES project, Toolkit, Professional Development, The Framework for K-12 Science EducationNext Generation Science Standards, and related information and materials. Site content may be subject to change without notice.


Consistent with Montana University System policies and procedures, MPRES upholds the principles of academic freedom and shared governance, freedom of speech, and privacy in the use of electronic resources.

The MPRES web domain contains official pages in support of the MPRES project. It also contains content generated by groups or individuals whose expressed views do not necessarily represent the views of the MPRES project.

MPRES does not actively monitor or control web content. However, when MPRES receives a notification of an alleged violation of law or policy, we investigate and address violations accordingly. Contact the web administrator with questions or concerns.


We do collect your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer and optimize our web site. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

Our staff occasionally monitors user behavior on the site, but this tracking is never associated with individual users.

The staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses.


In the development of the MPRES website, we have worked to incorporate accessibility features. These features complement the use of assistive technologies and help make the site usable to the broadest possible audience, including those who use assistive technologies and those with older web browsers or computers.

For assistance with the content and function of this site, please use Site Feedback link located at the bottom of every page.

In the development of this site, we have incorporated the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to the greatest extent possible.

This site CSS uses relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified ‘text size’ option in visual browsers. If you need to change the text size in your web browser, refer to the following tutorials:


MPRES is committed to providing a welcoming and secure environment for site users. Your comments are welcomed. Please send your comments related to the MPRES project, Toolkit, and Professional Development using the information on the Contact MPRES page; please send comments related to the website or technical issues to the web administrator.

Digital Millenium Copyright Act

MPRES complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). If you have a concern regarding the use of copyrighted material on the MPRES site, please contact the web administrator.

A summary of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is available at: http://www.copyright.gov/


The information contained herein is provided as a public service, with the understanding that the MPRES Project Team makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information. MPRES makes no warranties that the information is free of any copyright infringement.

Links to resources outside of the MPRES web domain are provided solely for the convenience of those visiting the MPRES web domain. Provision of such links should not be construed as an endorsement of any or all outside sites linked from the MPRES web domain.

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