FOSS Middle School


Chemical Interactions, First Edition
Chemical Interactions provides students a diverse mix of empirical experiences and theoretical models which help students construct a solid basic understanding of the composition of their world and the interactions that maintain and transform it.
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Chemical Interactions, Second Edition
Chemistry is an inquiry into the structure, properties, and composition of matter.
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Diversity of Life, First Edition
What is life? We usually know it when we see it, but what is it? This course introduces students to the big picture of life on Earth.
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Diversity of Life, Second Edition

This course introduces students to the big picture of life on Earth. Students discover that all living things, despite their complexity, share the same basic characteristics.

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Earth History, First Edition
Students investigate sedimentary rocks and fossils from the Grand to discover clues that reveal Earth's history.
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Earth History, Second Edition
The revised FOSS Earth History course draws from the original course's rich, active-learning investigations to develop an understanding of Earth processes.
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Electronics, First Edition
In this course, students work with electronic components and meters to build simple and complex circuits, measure and monitor electric properties, and discover how different components affect circuits.
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Force and Motion, First Edition
Uncover explanations for how motion, speed, acceleration, gravity, and momentum work in a world filled with motion.
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Human Brain and Senses, First Edition
In this course, students will have the opportunity to think about the fact that they have a brain, and to engage in activities that explore some of their routine, but outlandishly complex, brain activities.
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Planetary Science, First Edition
Students study the Earth as a celestial object before progressing to lunar science and lunar exploration, and then on to the solar system.
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Planetary Science, Second Edition
The revised FOSS Planetary Science course draws from the original course's rich, active-learning investigations to develop a historical sense of humankind's exploration of the cosmos
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Populations and Ecosystems, Second Edition
An ecosystem is the largest organizational unit of life on Earth, defined by a physical environment and the organisms that make their living there.
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Weather and Water, First Edition
This course focuses on Earth's atmosphere, weather, and water. A good understanding of meteorology as an earth science isn't complete without an introduction to concepts that cross into the realm of physics and chemistry.
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Weather and Water, Second Edition
The FOSS Weather and Water Course focuses on Earth's atmosphere, weather, and water.
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