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 Departmenthttps://www.sfusd.edu/departments/science
|Lesson Planning Site||Links|
|NIH Science Education Partnership Award resources||https://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 Smile||https://www.howtosmile.org/|
|Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Resources:|
|Next Generation Science Standards Website||https://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|
(Video series explaining each Science & Engineering Practice, Crosscutting Concept and Disciplinary Core Idea)
|Tools for your lessons:|
|Anatomy of a Lesson Plan||https://sep.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/AnatomyofLessonPlan.pdf|
|Strategies for Involving all Students||https://sep.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/SEPInvolveStudents.pdf|
|Questions are the Answer:||https://sep.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/16-Questions_are_the_Answer.pdf|
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