• CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science

    TEA Science Safety Training for High School

    This course is a self-paced foundational training module for science safety at the high school level. The course provides high school science, science elective, and CTE teachers an opportunity to review safety policies, procedures, and responsibilities that pertain to instructional settings.
    • Resource ID: R4SCI0070
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: Science

    TEA Science Safety Training for Elementary School

    Increase your awareness of science safety in the elementary classroom. Teachers will better understand their duty to instruct, supervise, and maintain a safe science classroom. This resource does not take the place of campus- or district-level science safety training.

    • Resource ID: TXLS059
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Earth: A Tilted Affair

    After a brief review of direct and indirect sunlight, students will arrange heat maps and globes around a drawing of the Sun based on the tilt of Earth and how it affects Earth’s temperature.

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS028
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Science

    TXLS Logo Motion Pictures

    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of motion representation using distance vs. time graphs. Students will recognize labeling of axes, steepness related to speed, horizontal lines as non-motion, and downward slope as return to origin.

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS127
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Going on an Expedition

    Students observe how dunes and canyons are created through agents of erosion by weathering and erosion.

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    • Resource ID: TXLS018
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    Texas Lesson Study Uses of Energy Lab

    Students will rotate through lab stations equipped with objects and videos as they explore the uses and conversion of five different types of energy.

     

    • Resource ID: TXLS071
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Save the Factory!

    Students will design an experiment to test the outcome of friction in force and motion. The students will create an inclined plane demonstrating their knowledge of mechanical energy and the effects of gravity on an object. Students will use previous knowledge of friction to complete their task of stopping their object. Critical thinking skills will be the focus of the lesson as students will have to utilize their scientific problem-solving skills to make decisions regarding their experiment.

     

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    • Resource ID: TXLS118
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Push Back, Pull Forward

    Students will conduct an experiment to demonstrate force such as pushes and pulls.

    • Resource ID: TXLS060
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Scientifically Magnetic!

    Students will review the steps of the scientific method and conduct an investigation that involves sorting magnetic and nonmagnetic objects.

    • Resource ID: TXLS128
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image DNA Sequencing

    In this lesson, students will investigate how gene expression is a regulated process controlled by DNA and the interpretations of codons through translation.

    • Resource ID: TXLS135
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Convergent Plate Boundaries

    Students will design and test models that will identify crustal features formed by convergent plate boundaries.

    • Resource ID: TXLS006
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    TXLS Logo Full Speed Ahead

    Students will use hover pucks to measure speed over a distance of six meters. Once speed has been calculated, students will determine velocity using the same data. Finally, students will be able to label all points of acceleration.

    • Resource ID: TXLS122
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Building a Watershed

    Students will model the effects of human activity on watersheds.

    • Resource ID: TXLS139
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Modeling the Path of Digestion

    Students model the path of digestion using household items.

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science

    TEA Science Safety Training for Elementary School

    Science Safety Training for Elementary School provides foundational training modules for science safety at the elementary school level. Participants must complete the six course lessons, all lesson activities, and a final test. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn three continuing professional education (CPE) credits.