Science Lessons

To support the need for distance learning science curriculum, we have made many of our classroom educational materials available online. We have curriculum available for 2nd-7th grade, most of which is available in both English and Spanish. All lessons align with Next Generation Science Standards and can be completed by students on their own time or led by a teacher.


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: POLLUTION PREVENTION AND SEA LEVEL RISE

Pollution Prevention

Grades: 2nd-5th

Pollution comes in so many forms. Our six lesson topics range from the water cycle to bugs in our ecosystems to the fascinating microbes that help clean our wastewater.

(Spanish versions available)

POLLUTION PREVENTION LESSONS

Sea Level Rise

Grades: K-5th

These three lessons explore sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay Area including what is causing rising water levels, and how it is affecting shoreline habitat.

(Spanish versions available)

SEA LEVEL RISE LESSONS


MIDDLE SCHOOL: POLLUTION PREVENTION

Microbes in Sewage

Grade: 6th-7th
NGSS: LS1.A – Structure and function of living things
In this virtual lab, students learn about different single-celled and multicellular organisms that help break down organic material in our wastewater. They will put their knowledge to the test by observing real-life footage of these microbes and identifying what they see.

ENGLISH

SPANISH