Science curriculum that meets Utah's SEEd Standards!

Are you prepared to actively engage your students in the new Middle School Science with Engineering Education Standards (SEEdS)? FOSS Middle School aligns to the 6-8 SEEd standards, engaging your students in the Three Dimensions of Science—all while providing ample teacher support along the way.

FOSS Middle School is a research-based science curriculum designed around active investigations. Developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley, FOSS is an ongoing research project dedicated to improving the learning and teaching of science. Program materials are designed to meet the challenge of providing meaningful science education for all students in diverse American classrooms and to prepare them for life in the 21st century.

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Recommended 6-8 Scope and Sequence

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Grade 6 FOSS MS Module
Strand 6.1: Structure and Motion Within the Solar System Planetary Science
Strand 6.2: Energy Affects Matter Weather and Water
Strand 6.3: Earth's Weather Patterns and Climate Weather and Water
Strand 6.4: Stability and Change in Ecosystems Populations and Ecosystems
Grade 7 FOSS MS Module
Strand 7.1: Forces Are Interactions Between Matter Gravity and Kinetic Energy
Electromagnetic Force
Strand 7.2: Changes to Earth Over Time Earth History
Strand 7.3: Structure and Function of Life Diversity of Life
Strand 7.4: Reproduction and Inheritance Heredity and Adaptation
Strand 7.5: Changes in Species Over Time Heredity and Adaptation
Grade 8 FOSS MS Module
Strand 8.1: Matter and Energy in the Physical World Chemical Interactions
Strand 8.2: Energy Is Stored and Transferred in Physical Systems Gravity and Kinetic Energy
Strand 8.3: Life Systems Store and Transfer Matter and Energy Populations and Ecosystems
Strand 8.4: Interactions with Natural Systems and Resources Earth History

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