Public Preview for Proposed New K-12 Science Instructional Materials

Parents/guardians, staff and community members will have the opportunity to preview the NGSS aligned instructional materials that are being piloted for potential District-wide adoption.

All pilot materials are available for public preview. Interested individuals may schedule a time to preview the materials located at the Pleasanton Unified School District offices at 4665 Bernal Avenue by contacting Cristina Loza at 925-426-4326 or cloza@pleasantonusd.net. Preview appointments are available between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Materials are not available to check out.

The first review of the NGSS aligned instructional materials that have been selected for adoption during the 2019-20 school year will be presented at the April 16, 2019  Board of Education Meeting. The final review and request for approval will be shared at the May 7, 2019 Board of Education Meeting.

 

Grades TK-5 Science

Grade Level(s)

Course Title

Instructional Material

Core or Supplemental?

TK-5

General Education

National Geographic

Core

TK-5

General Education

Twig

Digital Review:

https://review.twigscience.com/

username: pusdpublic

password: twigscience

Core

TK-5

General Education

StemScopes

Supplement

Grades 6-8 Science

Grade Level(s)

Course Title

Instructional Material

Core or Supplemental?

6-8

6-8 Grade Science

StemScopes, Accelerate Learning

Core

6-8

6-8 Grade Science

Amplify Learning, Amplify Education

Core

6-8

6-8 Grade Science

Elevate Science, Pearson

Core

Grades 9-12 Science

Grade Level(s)

Course Title

Instructional Material

Core or Supplemental?

9-12

Biology

Biology- Pearson, Miller, Levine

Core

9-12

Biology

BSCS Biology

Core

9-12

Biology

The Living Earth (3 course model)

Core

9-12

Biology

HMH Biology

Core

9-12

Botany

Introductory Plant Biology 2018

McGraw: Sterns

Core

9-12

Chemistry

California Inspire Chemistry, McGraw Hill Education    

Core

9-12

Chemistry

Living by Chemistry, Angelica M. Stacy, MacMillan, Bedford, Freeman, and Worth      

Core

9-12

Chemistry

Chemistry, Pearson        

Core

9-12

Physics

California Inspire Physics- McGraw Hill- Glencoe

Core

9-12

Physics

Physics by Walker/Pearson 1st Edition

Core

9-12

Anatomy & Physiology

Martini Essentials in A&P

Core

9-12

Zoology

Integrated Principles of zoology, 17 edition, high school version.  Hickman

Core

9-12

Zoology

Zoology, 11 edition, high school version, Miller

Core

 

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