Lesson Planning

SEP Lessons

SEP Lessons is an online library of lesson plans developed by teachers and scientists in SEP’s partnership programs.

SEP has compiled a list of resources that you may find useful in your creating and doing hands-on science lessons in the classroom. This list is not complete. Please feel free to let us know about other resources that you find valuable.

    The SFUSD Science Department                                                   https://www.sfusd.edu/departments/science

Lesson Planning SiteLinks
NIH Science Education Partnership Award resourceshttps://nihsepa.org/resources/
The Cellular Construction Workshop lesson materials (for HS teachers)https://centerforcellularconstruction.org/ccw-lesson-materials/
Teach Genetics (for MS and HS teachers)https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/
How to Smilehttps://www.howtosmile.org/
Mindtrekkersor https://www.mtu.edu/mindtrekkers/demonstrations/
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Resources: 
Next Generation Science Standards Websitehttps://www.nextgenscience.org/
NSTA’s (National Science Teacher Association) NGSS hub (Especially helpful is the “Classroom resources” section)http://ngss.nsta.org/
Community Resources for Science (CRS):http://www.crscience.org/educators/standardssupport

Bozeman Science:

(Video series explaining each Science & Engineering Practice, Crosscutting Concept and Disciplinary Core Idea)

Tools for your lessons: 
Anatomy of a Lesson Planhttps://sep.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Anatomy-of-a-Lesson-Plan-Aligned-with-DataBase.pdf
Strategies for Involving all Students


Questions are the Answer:https://sep.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/16-Questions_are_the_Answer.pdf

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