1. 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.

  2. Organisms and Environments—Levels of Organization

    • Resource ID: S7M2L4
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions or illustrations, students will be able to recognize levels of organization in plants and animals, including cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, and organisms.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Changes in Motion

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

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

  10. 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.

  11. Human Activity in Watersheds

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

    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.

  12. 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.

  13. Human Systems

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

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

  14. Organisms and Environments—Cell Theory

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

    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.

  15. 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.

  16. Restorative Discipline Practices in Texas

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

    This resource provides information on Restorative Discipline Practices in Texas.

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    OnTRACK Grade 7 Math: Proportionality

    • Grade Range: 7-8
    • Subject: Math

    Students will learn to use proportional relationships to describe dilations; to explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope; and to use proportional and non-proportional relationships to develop foundational concepts of functions.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.