• Resource ID: R4SCI0001
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    Potential and Kinetic Energy

    This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0011
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    Introduction to Plate Tectonics

    This resource is intended to use for Tier I classroom instruction.

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0012
    • Grade Range: 7–12
    • Subject: Science

    Human Impact

    This resource can be used, in conjunction with best practices, for Tier I classroom instruction.

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0028
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

    This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to diagram the flow of energy through living systems, Seventh Grade Science TEKS (7)(5)(C).

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0031
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    Light: Reflection and Refraction

    This is a tier I instructional resource to provide a scaffolded learning experience for TEKS (5)(6)(C).

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0038
    • Grade Range: 7–12
    • Subject: Science

    Dichotomous Keys Murder Mystery

    A resource for the instruction of (7)(11)(A) involving the use of dichotomous keys for identification.

    • Resource ID: S8M1L7
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Matter and Energy—Chemical Reactions

    Given descriptions or illustrations, students will investigate how evidence of chemical reactions indicates that new substances with different properties are formed.

    • Resource ID: S7M2L3
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Human Activity in Watersheds

    Given scenarios, descriptions, maps and illustrations, students will be able to model the effects of human activity on groundwater and surface water in a watershed.

    • Resource ID: S7M2L5
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Human Systems

    Given descriptions or illustrations, students will be able to identify the main functions of the systems of the human organism.

    • Resource ID: S7M2L7
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Organisms and Environments—Cell Theory

    Given descriptions or illustrations, students will be able to recognize that according to the cell theory all organisms are composed of cells, and compare the functions of a cell to the functions of organisms.

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0055
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Elements and Compounds

    This resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to differentiate between elements and compounds on the most basic level, Science TEKS (6)(5)(C).

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0061
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Natural Selection and Selective Breeding

    A Tier 1 life science instructional resource for Grade 7

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0062
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack Icon Ecological Succession

    A Tier 1 life science instructional resource for Grade 7

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0079
    • Grade Range: 5–8
    • Subject: Science

    Region 4 GWR logo Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2 for Trainers

    This resource contains the files needed for trainers responsible for training science teachers in grades 5–8 across Texas.

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0080
    • Grade Range: 5–8
    • Subject: Science

    Region 4 GWR logo Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2 for Participants

    This resource is available to participants of the Science Academies for Grades 5–8, Part 2. The purpose of the resource is to provide participants with the training materials and documents associated with the training.

    • Resource ID: R4ISCI001
    • Grade Range: K–8
    • Subject: Science

    TEA icon Interactive Science Glossary

    The Interactive Science Glossary is a resource that supports students who are learning the language of science. This resource includes written and spoken definitions and sentences in both Spanish and English. Students can even create, download, and print their own vocabulary cards. 

    • Resource ID: PBS442
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    PBS Learning Media

    In this activity, students travel virtually to 25 different states from Alabama to Missouri. While on their journey students explore geography, learn state capitals and interesting facts along the way.

    • Resource ID: PBS449
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    PBS Learning Media

    In this activity, students combine psychomotor skills and geography as they travel from Montana to Wyoming. As students travel from state to state, they learn regional facts and state capitals. 

    • Resource ID: PBS458
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    PBS Learning Media

    In this video segment from Nature, we learn that dogs were the first creatures to be domesticated. Ancient people thought of dogs as creatures of magic and as spiritual guardians. Dogs were often sacrificed and buried with people to protect them with their magical powers.

    • Resource ID: PBS462
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: Science

    PBS Learning Media States of Matter Fitness

    In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students use their science knowledge and apply it using physical activity! Learning about the stages of matter, solid, liquid and gas, students perform an exercise for each as the teacher calls out an object such as soup or fog.