OCM BOCES Science Center Resource Page
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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Grade K - 4
- Astronomy Gr 1
- Astronomy Gr 4
- Bats Incredible
- Characteristics of Animals
- Coming to Your Senses
- Crime Lab
- Electrical Circuits
- Elementary Level Science Testing
- Food Chains and Webs
- Simple Machines
- Measuring Matter
- Penguins and their Young
- Plant Life Cycles
- Plants Gr. K
- Plants Gr. 2
- States of Matter
- Water Cycle
Science Kit Book List
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".
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)
- Central STANYS (local chapter)