(Kit Unit Resources, Book List)
Teacher Resource Website
"Blackboard" website. Username and password required. Will be discontinued September 2013 - see below for direct link to resources.
Science Units: Grade Level Resources
This page contains links to individual grade level pages which contain tips, hints and FYI information about each unit. Additionally, there are links to SJ and BLM files, web sites and PD resources for teachers related to science content. (WORK IN PROGESS)
Grade 5 and 6 Life Science
Grade 5 and 6 Physical Science
Grade 5 and 6 Earth Science
Science Kit Book List
UPDATED Jan. 2013
This is a link to a PDF file that references published leveled readers that relate to each of the kit titles.
New Feature: Use Bookmarks to jump to specific kit titles. (Adobe Reader 9 and later versions, open bookmark list from the left margin.)
Book List Source Information
This is a regularly updated list of local contacts for each of the publishers listed in the "Science Center Book List".
NYS Education Department
NYS Core Curriculum: Science
These are links to PDF files that contain the Key Ideas, Performance Objectives and Major Understandings related to the NYS Core Curriculum for Elementary (K - 4) and Intermediate (5 - 8) Level Science.
NYSED Science Home Website
NYS Education Dept.
A link to the state website related to science education. You will be able to locate testing information, curriculum information, notices and letters, as well as, an archive of past tests.
NYS ELS and ILS Assessment Info (Admin Manual, archive of past tests, Test Samplers ...)
NYS ELS and ILS Test Samplers
Science Teacher Organizations
NSTA (National Science Teachers Assoc.)
Science Teachers Assoc. of NYS (STANYS)
Museum of Science and
Technology (MOST), Syracuse, NY
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
SUNY ESF: Teacher Resources