• Resource ID: R4SCI0054
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    It's All About Cell Theory

    This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to recognize the development and components of the cell theory, TEKS (7)(12)(F).

    • 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: R4SCI0067
    • Grade Range: 7–8
    • Subject: Science

    The Digestive System: Fact or Fiction?

    This resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to identify the main functions of the digestive system.

    • Grade Range: 6-8
    • Subject: Science

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

    Students will explore the relationship between force, motion, and energy. 

    • 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: ELPS-IT01
    • Grade Range: 3–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELPS logo icon ELPS Instructional Tool

    The ELPS Instructional Tool outlines how to plan focused, targeted, and systematic instruction to meet the linguistic needs of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher.

    • Resource ID: ELPS-LIAG01
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    ELPS logo icon ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG)

    The ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG) is designed to help teachers gather information needed to ensure that classroom instruction meets the individual academic and linguistic needs of English language learners (ELLs).

    • 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: SI001
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Sheltered Instruction Training Series

    Sheltered instruction is an instructional approach that uses various strategies to ensure that grade-level instruction provided in English addresses both content and language objectives. This resource introduces the Sheltered Instruction Training Series (20 CPE hours).

    • 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: S8M2L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, charts, or equations, students will differentiate between speed, velocity, and acceleration.

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0060
    • Grade Range: 7–8
    • Subject: Science

    Science resource icon Diggin' into Digestion

    This Tier 1 resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to distinguish between physical and chemical changes in matter in the digestive system.

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0044
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    Energy Transformations

    A Tier I resource for TEKS (6)(9)(C), energy transformations.

    • Resource ID: S8M4L4
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    OnTrack logo Organisms and Environments - Humans and Ocean Systems

    Students will identify how humans depend on ocean systems and explain how human activities such as runoff, artificial reefs, or use of resources have modified these systems.

     

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

    OnTrack logo Components of the Universe

    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.

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

    OnTrack logo Changes in Motion

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

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

    OnTrack logo Work and Force

    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.

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

    OnTrack logo The Sun and Convection Currents

    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.

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

    Moon Phases

    Tier I resource for instruction on the lunar phases.

    • Resource ID: SS8M1L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Given short summaries about the reasons for European exploration and colonization of North America, students will compare English and Spanish settlements in the New World.