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    Ionic and Covalent Bonding

    • Resource ID: CM3L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Students will predict which elements will form covalent or ionic bonds. Includes the Kid2Kid video, Types of Bonding.

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    Survival of a Species

    • Resource ID: BM5L7B
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given scenarios, illustrations or descriptions, the student will describe how long-term survival of species is dependent on changing resource bases that are limited.

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    Ionic Bonds: Electron Dot Formulas

    • Resource ID: CM3L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, diagrams, scenarios, or chemical symbols, students will model ionic bonds using electron dot formulas.

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    Components of the Universe

    • Resource ID: S8M3L4
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given models, illustrations, and diagrams, students will describe components of the universe, including stars (including the description of the Sun and its properties), nebulae, and galaxies, and use models such as the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram for classification.

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    Ideal Gas Behavior: Dalton's Law

    • Resource ID: CM4L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, scenarios, or diagrams, students will use the Dalton’s Law of partial pressure to calculate the pressure of an individual gas or that of a mixture of gases.

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    Radiation Types

    • Resource ID: CM2L8
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations, diagrams, or descriptions, students will identify alpha, beta, or gamma radiation.

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    Changes in Motion

    • Resource ID: S8M2L5
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams or scenarios, students will measure and graph changes in motion.

  8. Texas Lesson Study

    Revision Rally

    • Resource ID: TXLS048-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will use the ARMS (add, remove, move, and substitute words and phrases) revision strategy to revise a procedural passage.

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    Work and Force

    • Resource ID: S8M2L7
    • Grade Range: 7–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, or charts, students will contrast situations where work is done with different amounts of force to situations where no work is done, such as moving a box with a ramp and without a ramp or standing still.

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    The Sun and Convection Currents

    • Resource ID: S8M3L10
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will illustrate how the sun provides the energy that drives convection within the atmosphere and oceans, producing winds and ocean currents.

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    Ideal Gas Behavior: Avogadro’s Law

    • Resource ID: CM4L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, scenarios, or diagrams, students will use Avogadro’s constant to calculate the weight in grams of a single atom or molecule of a substance.

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    The Bohr Model

    • Resource ID: CM2L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Students will understand Bohr’s experimental design and conclusions that lead to the development of his model of the atom, as well as the limitations of his model.

  13. Energy Transfer Through Food Chains

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0019
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier I life science instructional resource for grade 1.

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    Conservation of Resources

    • Resource ID: SM0L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given choices of natural resources and lab materials, students will select disposal and recycling methods that best conserve and protect our resources

  15. Moon Phases

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0047
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Tier I resource for instruction on the lunar phases.

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    Solving Quadratic Equations Using Concrete Models

    • Resource ID: A1M6L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given a quadratic equation, the student will use tiles to factor and solve the equation.

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    Matter and Energy—Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

    • Resource ID: S7M1L2
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science


    Given scenarios and descriptions, students will be able to diagram the flow of energy through living systems, including food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids.

  18. CTE 101: Career and Technical Education in Texas

    • CPE credit is 4
    • Subject: CTE
    The CTE 101: Career and Technical Education course returns to the Texas Gateway on March 11, 2016.This course provides an overview of Career and Technical Education in Texas and how it is implemented at the state and local levels. Teachers who are not certified in CTE and have been assigned to teach one of the CTE courses for mathematics or science credit must complete CTE 101. CTE-certified teachers may complete CTE 101, but it is not a requirement. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 4 CPE credits.
  19. CTE Work-Based Learning

    • CPE credit is 8
    • Subject: CTE
    This course introduces basic laws, rules, and procedures relevant to teaching Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that involve work-based learning (WBL) at the secondary school level in Texas. Because state and federal laws change frequently, it also explains how to find current laws, rules, and guidelines related to WBL. Teachers will learn what authentic WBL is and how to ensure students learn the skills and knowledge appropriate for their career pathway through collaborative partnerships with local employers. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 8 CPE credits.
  20. Texas Lesson Study

    Super Sequencing Strategies

    • Resource ID: TXLS049-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will explore the informational text structure of sequencing in multiple contexts, as a reader and a writer, in order to improve their comprehension of informational text and their ability to analyze the author’s purpose. They will make connections between sequencing and events in their everyday life and use pictures and time order words to write their own informational text using sequencing.