1. The Moon—Lunar Cycle and Tides

    • Resource ID: S8M3L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given models and illustrations, students will identify, demonstrate, and predict the sequence of events in the lunar cycle and relate the position of the moon and sun to their effect on ocean tides.

  2. 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.

  3. Electromagnetic Spectrum Introduction

    • Resource ID: S8M3L5
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will identify and describe parts and properties of electromagnetic waves and components of the electromagnetic spectrum.

  4. Electromagnetic Spectrum and Components of the Universe

    • Resource ID: S8M3L6
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will analyze how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to gain information about distances and properties of components in the universe.

  5. 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.

  6. Maps and Satellite Imagery

    • Resource ID: S8M3L9
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given topographic maps and satellite views, students will interpret the maps to identify land and erosional features and predict how these features may be reshaped by weathering.

  7. Organisms and Environments - Environmental Change

    • Resource ID: S8M4L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given scenarios or illustrations, students will determine how short and long term environmental changes affect organisms and traits in subsequent populations.

  8. Periodic Table Families

    • Resource ID: CM1L5
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions or specific element groups, students will use a Periodic Table to relate properties of chemical families to position on the table.

  9. Atomic Theory: Dalton, Thomson and Rutherford

    • Resource ID: CM2L1
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science


    Given scenarios or summaries of historical events leading to modern-day atomic theory, students will identify the author and experimental design of each and the conclusion drawn from these experiments.

  10. Covalent Bonding: Electron Dot Diagrams

    • Resource ID: CM3L3
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, diagrams, scenarios, or chemical symbols, students will model covalent bonds using electron dot formula (Lewis structures).

  11. Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds

    • Resource ID: CM3L7
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptors, diagrams. or scenarios, students will write and name the chemical formulas of common polyatomic ions and ionic compounds containing main group or transition metals and bases.

  12. Mole Conversions

    • Resource ID: CM3L10
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions or chemical formula of a substance, students will convert between mass, moles, and particles for a sample of material.

  13. Quantifying Changes in Chemical Reactions: Balancing Equations

    • Resource ID: CM3L13
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions or chemical formulas of the reactants and the products of chemical reactions, students will apply the law of conservation of mass and manipulate coefficients to balance chemical equations.

  14. Kinetic and Potential Energy

    • Resource ID: PM3L1a
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, illustrations or relevant data, students will identify examples of kinetic and potential energy and their transformations.

  15. Work-Energy Theorem

    • Resource ID: PM3L1
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Using diagrams, illustrations, and relevant data, students will calculate the net work done on an object, the change in an object's velocity, and the change in an object's kinetic energy.

  16. Waves—Properties

    • Resource ID: PM4L1
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, descriptions or illustrations, students will determine the properties of wave motion and wave propagation as they pass through different media.

  17. 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.

  19. Generalizing Proportions from Similar Figures

    • Resource ID: M8M2L1*
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Given a pair of similar figures, including dilations, students will be able to generalize that the lengths of corresponding sides are proportional.

  20. 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.