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Science Safety - webpage related to safety practices and links to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for product information.


 

Science Center Unit Resources


This list contains links to individual kit resources located on a grade level  page. Where feasible, there are links to SJ and BLM files, FYIs, web sites and PD resources for teachers related to science content.

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Science Center Communication List 


Link to Communication Form


 

Our goal is to keep teachers informed by emailing program related info, notices or reminders. 

NYS Education Department


NYS Core Curriculum: Science
Elementary Level
Intermediate Level
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)

Central STANYS (local chapter)

 

Local Resources



Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), Syracuse, NY

Rosamond Gifford Zoo

SUNY ESF: Teacher Resources 
Grade  K - 4
Astronomy Gr 1
Astronomy Gr 4
Bats Incredible
Buoyancy
Butterflies
Characteristics of Animals
Coming to Your Senses
Crime Lab
Electrical Circuits
Elementary Level Science  Testing
Food Chains and Webs
Ladybugs
Simple Machines
Magnets
Measuring Matter
Motion
Organisms
Penguins and their Young
Plant Life Cycles
Plants Gr. K
Plants Gr. 2
PolyMers
Properties
Sound
States of Matter
Water Cycle
Waterplay
Grade  5 - 6  
Animal Responses
Astronomy 5-6
Density
Electromagnetism
Energy Studies
Human Body
Ponds and Wetlands
Powder Puzzles
Rocketry
Rocks and Minerals
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Weather
Multi-Grade
Incubation

Science Kit Book List


LIST LINK  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:  If you download (save) the PDF to your PC, you can use embedded 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".
 
 
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