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Science (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): Chapter 112)

This page includes education-related web sites from government agencies which contain lesson plans for use by teachers, home schoolers, and independent learners. It is not an exhaustive list and will be updated periodically. Each entry includes the grade levels and possible subject areas in Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) covered by the lesson plans. It is your responsibility to confirm compliance with TEKS and/or other federal and state codes regarding education.


Lesson Plan Sites Home  |  Alphabetical List of Lesson Plan Sites
By Grade Level:  Kindergarten  |  Elementary School  |  Middle School  |  High School


Comprehensive Sites

National Park Service (U.S. Department of the Interior)
Grade Levels: PreK-12
TEKS: Literacy and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies

TEA Curriculum & Instructional Materials (Texas Education Agency)
Grade Levels: PreK-12
TEKS: Comprehensive site


Agriculture in the Classroom (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Classroom and Curricula)
Grade Levels: K-12, Higher education
TEKS: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Argonne National Laboratory (Education Program, U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Grade Levels: 6-8
TEKS: Science

Coverdell World Wise Schools Lesson Plans (Peace Corps)
Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-9, 10-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Science; Social Studies

Curriculum Supplement Series (Office of Science Education/National Institutes of Health)
Grade Levels: 1-2, 6-8, 9-12
TEKS: Career Orientation; English Language Arts & Reading; Health Education; Health Science Technology Education; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies; Technology Applications

Energy Kids (U.S. Energy Information Administration. U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: Science

Fossil Energy (Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy)
Grade Levels: 1-12
TEKS: Science

From Stargazers to Starships. Lesson Plans for Teachers (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Grade Levels: 9-12
TEKS: Mathematics; Science

The Harnessed Atom (Office of Nuclear Energy/U.S. Department of Energy)
Grade Levels: 6-8
TEKS: Engineering, Mathematics, Science, and Technology

Imagine the Universe Lesson Plans (Teachers’ Corner. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Grade Levels: 6-8, 6-9, 6-10, 7-12, 9-12, 11-12
TEKS: Mathematics; Science

JPL (NASA) Lesson Plans (Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Science

Lesson Plans (Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Education Gateway. Classroom Activities)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: Science

Lesson Plans & Activities (USGS)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: Science; Social Studies

Lesson Plans from TES (Teaching Environmental Sciences) (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies

NASA STEM Engagement
Grade Levels: K-4, 5-8, 9-12, Higher Education
TEKS: Career Orientation; Mathematics; Science; Technology Applications

NASA Quest (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: Mathematics; Science; Technology Applications

NGA Classroom for Teachers and Students (National Gallery of Art)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Fine Arts; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies

NOAA Ocean Exploration (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Grade Levels: 5-12
TEKS: Science

Smithsonian Lesson Plans (Educators. Smithsonian Education)
Grade Levels: PreK-3, 4-8, 9-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Fine Arts; Science; Social Studies; Technology Applications

STEM Rising (U.S. Department of Energy)
Grade Levels: K-12, Higher education
TEKS: Science

Teacher Toolkit: Activities and Lesson Plans (Texas Parks & Wildlife)
Grade Levels: K-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Science

Teachers (U.S. National Park Service)
Grade Levels: 
PreK-12
TEKS: 
 Literacy and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies

Teaching with Documents: Lesson Plans (Digital Classroom. National Archives and Records Administration)
Grade Levels: 9-12
TEKS: English Language Arts & Reading; Science; Social Studies

Wildlife & Wildlands Toolkit (U.S. Global Change Research Program)
Grade Levels: 6-8
TEKS: Science


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