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K–12 teaching and learning · from the UNC School of Education

Additional related resources

We’re in the process of aligning our content for students to the Standard Course of Study. As we do, you’ll find it here.

General resources

Aligned lesson plans

Resources on the web

Social trade-offs
The purpose of this lesson, from Science NetLinks, is to make and evaluate decisions by weighing the benefits and drawbacks of each alternative. In the lesson, students practice the skill of decision-making through role-playing. (Learn more)
Format: lesson plan (grade 3–5 Science)
Provided by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Paperbag paleontology
Cornell Paleontologist John Chiment enlists the aid of younger school children in sorting through materials collected at a dig site and, in the process, demonstrates that anyone can “do science.” (Learn more)
Format: activity/lesson plan (grade K–5 Science)
Provided by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
The great plant escape
Welcome to the Great Plant Escape. (Learn more)
Format: lesson plan (grade 3 Science)
Provided by: University of Ilinois Extension