1. Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

    • Resource ID: PBS401
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

  2. Applying the Order of Operations

    • Resource ID: M6M1L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    Given a numerical expression including whole number exponents and prime factorization, students will use the order of operations to generate an equivalent expression.

  3. Generating Equivalent Forms of Rational Numbers

    • Resource ID: M6M1L2
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    Given information about a rational number in one form (fraction, decimal, or percent) in a real-world context such as financial mathematics, students will generate an equivalent rational number in a different form.

  4. Gravity

    • Resource ID: S8M3L2
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Using interactives, students will demonstrate that gravity is the force that governs the motion of our solar system.

  5. Matter and Energy - Elements versus Compounds

    • Resource ID: S8M1L2
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations or descriptions, students will differentiate between elements and compounds.

  6. Potential and Kinetic Energy

    • Resource ID: S8M2L1
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, or scenarios, students will compare and contrast potential and kinetic energy.

  7. Energy Transformation

    • Resource ID: S8M2L2
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, or scenarios, students will identify energy transformations, such as how energy in a flashlight battery changes from chemical energy to electric energy to light energy.

  8. Average Speed

    • Resource ID: S8M2L4
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, data, or scenarios, students will calculate average speed using distance and time measurements.

  9. Matter and Energy - Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids

    • Resource ID: S8M1L4
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations or descriptions, students will compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability.

  10. Changes in Motion

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

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

  11. Changes in Speed and Direction

    • Resource ID: S8M2L6
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, charts, or equations, students will demonstrate and calculate how unbalanced forces change the speed or direction of an objects motion.

  12. Plate Tectonics

    • Resource ID: S8M3L8
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will identify the historical development and evidence that supports plate tectonic theory and relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features.

  13. Honk If You Agree

    • Resource ID: PBS339
    • Grade Range: 3–6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In these two lesson plans, students will learn to identify issues of importance, form their opinions, and support those opinions with evidence and reason. They will also learn how to state their feelings in a persuasive manner.

  14. Restorative Discipline Practices in Texas

    • Resource ID: RD001
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    This resource provides information on Restorative Discipline Practices in Texas.

  15. Texas Lesson Study Briefing

    • Resource ID: TXLS_Pilot
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    Texas Lesson Study (TXLS) is systematic, inquiry-based professional development that fosters a collaborative, professional-learning environment among teachers and can be implemented by all campuses.

  16. Matter and Energy - Density

    • Resource ID: S8M1L9
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, data, or scenarios, students will calculate density to identify unknown substances.

  17. Matter and Energy—Chemical Reactions

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

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

  18. Determining Slopes from Equations, Graphs, and Tables

    • Resource ID: M8M2L6*
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Math

    Given algebraic, tabular, and graphical representations of linear functions, the student will determine the slope of the relationship from each of the representations.